Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,363 137,393 63.1 60.7 - 65.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,071 64,913 60.7 57.1 - 64.3
Non-Hispanic Black 404 18,783 61.1 54.3 - 67.8
Non-Hispanic Other 330 20,812 72.6 66.6 - 78.5
Hispanic 558 32,886 64.2 59.1 - 69.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 114 6,423 46.2 34.5 - 57.9
20-24 years old 399 21,507 52.8 46.7 - 58.9
25-34 years old 1,312 79,431 66.8 63.6 - 70.0
35 years old or more 538 30,033 68.1 63.0 - 73.1
Education
Less than high school 407 22,750 53.5 47.2 - 59.8
High school graduate 485 25,830 57.6 52.0 - 63.3
More than high school 1,466 88,342 68.1 65.2 - 71.1
Marital Status
Married 1,447 93,928 71.4 68.5 - 74.3
Not Married 916 43,466 50.5 46.3 - 54.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,252 74,750 65.6 62.3 - 69.0
On Medicaid 1,111 62,643 60.4 56.7 - 64.1

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.