Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,006 70,782 63.1 59.3 - 66.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 690 49,552 62.0 57.5 - 66.5
Non-Hispanic Black 96 4,988 49.2 36.0 - 62.5
Non-Hispanic Other 69 3,637 80.3 64.9 - 95.8
Hispanic 151 12,605 71.9 62.9 - 80.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 3,179 42.5 25.7 - 59.2
20-24 years old 179 11,975 54.9 45.6 - 64.3
25-34 years old 579 42,687 66.5 61.8 - 71.3
35 years old or more 186 12,941 69.2 60.9 - 77.6
Education
Less than high school 138 10,593 60.1 49.0 - 71.3
High school graduate 217 11,464 46.1 37.8 - 54.3
More than high school 650 48,724 70.0 65.6 - 74.4
Marital Status
Married 628 47,811 72.4 68.2 - 76.7
Not Married 378 22,971 49.8 43.3 - 56.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 628 46,503 67.4 62.9 - 72.0
On Medicaid 378 24,279 56.3 49.7 - 62.8

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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.