Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,317 137,427 62.7 60.2 - 65.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,011 66,376 61.8 58.1 - 65.5
Non-Hispanic Black 413 20,863 61.1 54.7 - 67.5
Non-Hispanic Other 294 14,806 65.9 59.0 - 72.8
Hispanic 599 35,381 64.1 59.2 - 68.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 137 6,217 38.6 27.5 - 49.6
20-24 years old 383 21,767 54.9 48.6 - 61.2
25-34 years old 1,302 80,338 65.4 62.2 - 68.6
35 years old or more 495 29,105 71.5 66.5 - 76.6
Education
Less than high school 445 24,195 57.5 51.2 - 63.8
High school graduate 496 27,500 55.4 50.0 - 60.8
More than high school 1,373 85,589 67.2 64.1 - 70.3
Marital Status
Married 1,364 88,519 70.3 67.3 - 73.3
Not Married 953 48,908 52.4 48.3 - 56.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,167 72,349 66.4 63.0 - 69.8
On Medicaid 1,149 64,932 58.9 55.3 - 62.6

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.