Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,006 61,619 55.0 51.1 - 58.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 690 43,552 54.5 49.9 - 59.1
Non-Hispanic Black 96 4,082 40.3 27.2 - 53.4
Non-Hispanic Other 69 3,546 78.3 62.9 - 93.8
Hispanic 151 10,438 59.5 49.7 - 69.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 2,469 33.0 16.7 - 49.2
20-24 years old 179 9,355 42.9 33.6 - 52.2
25-34 years old 579 37,892 59.1 54.1 - 64.0
35 years old or more 186 11,902 63.7 55.0 - 72.3
Education
Less than high school 138 9,401 53.4 42.1 - 64.7
High school graduate 217 9,753 39.2 31.1 - 47.3
More than high school 650 42,464 61.0 56.4 - 65.6
Marital Status
Married 628 42,775 64.8 60.2 - 69.4
Not Married 378 18,844 40.9 34.5 - 47.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 628 40,975 59.4 54.7 - 64.1
On Medicaid 378 20,643 47.8 41.2 - 54.4

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

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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.