Hospital told mother to breastfeed on demand

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State by Region, 2004-2013

Hospital told mother to breastfeed on demand
Year2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
New York State
Percent 78.9 79.5 84.2 82.6 83.3
95% C.I. 76.7-81.2 77.3-81.8 82.3-86.1 80.6-84.7 81.2-85.5
New York State excluding New York City
Percent 82.9 81.5 86.9 83.7 83.2
95% C.I. 79.5-86.3 78.1-84.9 84.1-89.8 80.4-87.1 79.7-86.6
New York City
Percent 66.2 62.8 68.4 69.5 70.7 75.5 77.7 81.8 81.7 83.5
95% C.I. 61.9-70.5 58.9-66.8 65.3-71.4 66.4-72.6 67.1-74.4 72.5-78.5 74.8-80.7 79.1-84.5 79.1-84.3 80.9-86.1

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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