Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,010 71,277 65.4 61.6 - 69.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 687 46,194 62.5 58.0 - 67.0
Non-Hispanic Black 95 6,371 68.4 55.0 - 81.8
Non-Hispanic Other 95 7,706 80.2 69.8 - 90.5
Hispanic 133 11,006 67.9 57.8 - 77.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 4,627 56.8 41.2 - 72.4
20-24 years old 178 10,282 49.0 39.6 - 58.3
25-34 years old 569 41,782 70.8 66.0 - 75.5
35 years old or more 206 14,586 70.0 62.1 - 77.9
Education
Less than high school 154 10,993 54.5 44.3 - 64.7
High school graduate 196 12,468 57.6 48.8 - 66.4
More than high school 657 47,345 71.0 66.7 - 75.3
Marital Status
Married 640 49,383 73.3 69.1 - 77.6
Not Married 370 21,893 52.5 45.9 - 59.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 619 44,418 68.8 64.2 - 73.4
On Medicaid 391 26,859 60.4 54.2 - 66.7

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.