Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2004-2013

Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed
Year2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
New York State
Percent 76.3 79.5 80.7 78.9 81.4
95% C.I. 73.9-78.7 77.3-81.8 78.5-82.9 76.5-81.3 79.1-83.7
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 78.1 81.9 81.1 78.4 80.8
95% C.I. 74.4-81.9 78.5-85.3 77.6-84.6 74.4-82.3 77.1-84.5
New York City
Percent 60.7 63.9 66.1 66.0 70.5 74.7 77.4 80.3 79.4 81.9
95% C.I. 56.3-65.2 60.0-67.7 62.9-69.2 62.8-69.2 66.9-74.2 71.6-77.8 74.5-80.4 77.5-83.1 76.6-82.2 79.2-84.6

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital.

Note: NYS (excluding NYC) data are not available prior to 2009.

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