Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,010 62,852 57.6 53.8 - 61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 687 39,824 53.9 49.3 - 58.5
Non-Hispanic Black 95 5,569 59.8 45.5 - 74.1
Non-Hispanic Other 95 7,378 76.7 65.9 - 87.6
Hispanic 133 10,081 62.2 51.8 - 72.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 3,697 45.4 29.7 - 61.1
20-24 years old 178 8,733 41.6 32.4 - 50.8
25-34 years old 569 37,473 63.5 58.5 - 68.5
35 years old or more 206 12,949 62.1 53.8 - 70.5
Education
Less than high school 154 9,609 47.6 37.4 - 57.9
High school graduate 196 10,976 50.7 41.7 - 59.6
More than high school 657 41,796 62.7 58.1 - 67.3
Marital Status
Married 640 44,496 66.1 61.5 - 70.6
Not Married 370 18,356 44.0 37.4 - 50.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 619 38,888 60.2 55.4 - 65.0
On Medicaid 391 23,964 53.9 47.5 - 60.3

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.