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 956 61,619 56.6 52.7 - 60.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 657 43,552 56.0 51.3 - 60.6
Non-Hispanic Black 91 4,082 41.4 28.1 - 54.8
Non-Hispanic Other 65 3,546 79.5 63.8 - 95.1
Hispanic 143 10,438 62.7 52.8 - 72.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 2,469 33.3 16.9 - 49.8
20-24 years old 162 9,355 44.8 35.2 - 54.4
25-34 years old 560 37,892 60.4 55.4 - 65.4
35 years old or more 176 11,902 67.0 58.3 - 75.7
Education
Less than high school 126 9,401 55.9 44.3 - 67.5
High school graduate 206 9,753 40.1 31.9 - 48.3
More than high school 624 42,464 62.8 58.1 - 67.4
Marital Status
Married 602 42,775 66.4 61.8 - 71.0
Not Married 354 18,844 42.5 36.0 - 49.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 576 39,283 62.0 57.1 - 66.8
On Medicaid 380 22,336 49.2 42.7 - 55.7

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.