Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2004

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,024 56,145 49.0 45.1 - 52.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 807 41,088 46.1 41.8 - 50.3
Non-Hispanic Black 86 2,694 34.7 21.1 - 48.4
Non-Hispanic Other 51 3,687 75.6 59.3 - 92.0
Hispanic 80 8,675 67.3 54.5 - 80.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 63 2,638 32.7 18.2 - 47.2
20-24 years old 160 7,380 34.7 25.7 - 43.8
25-34 years old 566 29,979 49.2 44.0 - 54.4
35 years old or more 235 16,148 66.2 58.5 - 73.8
Education
Less than high school 130 7,843 43.3 32.0 - 54.5
High school graduate 240 8,944 30.3 23.2 - 37.4
More than high school 648 38,533 58.8 54.1 - 63.5
Marital Status
Married 718 42,473 55.4 50.9 - 59.9
Not Married 306 13,672 36.0 29.0 - 43.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 712 39,255 52.4 47.8 - 56.9
On Medicaid 312 16,890 42.6 35.5 - 49.6

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.