Mother breastfed baby in first hour after birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2004-2013

Mother breastfed baby in first hour after birth
Year2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
New York State
Percent 49.4 55.1 58.4 62.2 66.5
95% C.I. 46.6-52.2 52.4-57.9 55.7-61.1 59.6-64.9 63.8-69.2
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 57.0 60.3 66.1 69.7 69.4
95% C.I. 52.5-61.5 56.0-64.6 62.0-70.2 65.5-73.9 65.2-73.6
New York City
Percent 33.5 29.2 34.0 35.5 42.0 43.0 50.5 51.5 55.6 63.8
95% C.I. 29.2-37.8 25.5-33.0 30.9-37.2 32.2-38.7 38.0-45.9 39.4-46.5 46.9-54.0 48.0-55.0 52.2-58.9 60.4-67.1

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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