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 956 70,782 65.1 61.2 - 68.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 657 49,552 63.7 59.1 - 68.2
Non-Hispanic Black 91 4,988 50.6 37.1 - 64.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 3,637 81.5 65.8 - 97.2
Hispanic 143 12,605 75.8 66.9 - 84.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 3,179 42.9 26.0 - 59.9
20-24 years old 162 11,975 57.3 47.7 - 66.9
25-34 years old 560 42,687 68.1 63.3 - 72.9
35 years old or more 176 12,941 72.9 64.6 - 81.1
Education
Less than high school 126 10,593 62.9 51.6 - 74.3
High school graduate 206 11,464 47.2 38.8 - 55.5
More than high school 624 48,724 72.0 67.7 - 76.4
Marital Status
Married 602 47,811 74.2 70.0 - 78.4
Not Married 354 22,971 51.8 45.2 - 58.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 576 44,613 70.4 65.8 - 75.0
On Medicaid 380 26,169 57.6 51.2 - 64.1

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.