Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,073 69,784 60.5 56.7 - 64.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 795 48,931 58.1 53.8 - 62.4
Non-Hispanic Black 99 4,954 52.4 37.4 - 67.4
Non-Hispanic Other 51 3,949 89.8 79.1 - 100
Hispanic 128 11,949 68.9 58.8 - 78.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 76 3,690 42.2 25.9 - 58.6
20-24 years old 200 13,993 57.0 48.2 - 65.8
25-34 years old 562 36,010 61.6 56.5 - 66.7
35 years old or more 235 16,091 68.0 60.6 - 75.4
Education
Less than high school 155 11,697 52.8 42.6 - 63.1
High school graduate 234 12,520 47.8 39.7 - 55.9
More than high school 677 44,942 67.9 63.5 - 72.3
Marital Status
Married 713 51,763 69.2 65.0 - 73.3
Not Married 360 18,021 44.4 37.5 - 51.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 705 46,690 64.8 60.4 - 69.2
On Medicaid 368 23,094 53.3 46.5 - 60.0

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.