Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2007

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,064 70,630 61.4 57.6 - 65.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 743 46,716 59.8 55.3 - 64.3
Non-Hispanic Black 102 7,027 57.7 43.9 - 71.6
Non-Hispanic Other 68 4,573 70.0 56.0 - 84.0
Hispanic 151 12,314 67.8 58.1 - 77.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 71 4,009 35.1 20.9 - 49.3
20-24 years old 190 10,985 52.1 42.9 - 61.2
25-34 years old 585 39,988 65.2 60.4 - 70.1
35 years old or more 218 15,648 73.8 66.4 - 81.1
Education
Less than high school 161 10,676 51.6 41.5 - 61.8
High school graduate 222 11,929 46.4 37.9 - 55.0
More than high school 676 47,965 70.1 65.8 - 74.4
Marital Status
Married 695 48,213 70.0 65.7 - 74.2
Not Married 369 22,417 48.6 42.0 - 55.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 681 46,542 66.6 62.1 - 71.1
On Medicaid 383 24,088 53.4 46.8 - 59.9

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.