Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,317 158,787 72.4 70.1 - 74.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,011 74,384 69.3 65.7 - 72.8
Non-Hispanic Black 413 23,944 70.1 64.0 - 76.2
Non-Hispanic Other 294 16,618 73.9 67.4 - 80.4
Hispanic 599 43,841 79.4 75.2 - 83.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 137 9,076 56.3 45.0 - 67.6
20-24 years old 383 26,552 67.0 61.0 - 73.1
25-34 years old 1,302 90,734 73.9 70.9 - 76.9
35 years old or more 495 32,425 79.7 75.2 - 84.2
Education
Less than high school 445 28,698 68.2 62.2 - 74.2
High school graduate 496 31,856 64.2 58.9 - 69.4
More than high school 1,373 98,090 77.0 74.2 - 79.8
Marital Status
Married 1,364 99,607 79.1 76.5 - 81.7
Not Married 953 59,179 63.4 59.4 - 67.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,167 82,439 75.7 72.6 - 78.8
On Medicaid 1,149 76,203 69.2 65.7 - 72.6

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.