Breastfeeding Initiation

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2004-2013

Breastfeeding Initiation
Year2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
New York State
Percent 76.5 76.9 79.2 80.2 80.5 83.7 84.5 84.3 84.6 85.5
95% C.I. 74.0-79.1 74.5-79.2 77.1-81.2 78.1-82.2 78.3-82.6 81.7-85.7 82.6-86.4 82.4-86.2 82.6-86.6 83.5-87.4
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 72.4 72.9 74.3 74.0 75.6 77.5 80.1 79.4 81.3 82.8
95% C.I. 68.9-75.8 69.6-76.2 70.9-77.7 70.6-77.5 72.3-78.8 74.1-80.9 76.9-83.3 76.2-82.6 77.8-84.7 79.5-86.0
New York City
Percent 84.9 82.9 84.1 86.2 86.5 89.8 88.8 89.1 87.9 88.1
95% C.I. 81.7-88.2 79.9-85.9 81.7-86.5 83.9-88.6 83.8-89.2 87.8-91.8 86.7-90.9 87.1-91.2 85.8-90.0 86.0-90.2

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

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