Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,492 141,375 66.5 64.0 - 69.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 996 69,654 67.0 63.3 - 70.8
Non-Hispanic Black 495 19,743 64.5 57.5 - 71.4
Non-Hispanic Other 321 16,420 65.8 59.1 - 72.5
Hispanic 680 35,558 67.1 62.2 - 72.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 408 2,944 33.7 22.9 - 44.4
20-24 years old 390 24,752 59.8 53.4 - 66.1
25-34 years old 1,170 81,274 70.2 66.8 - 73.5
35 years old or more 524 32,404 69.6 64.5 - 74.8
Education
Less than high school 579 20,329 55.9 49.5 - 62.4
High school graduate 572 30,799 61.9 56.3 - 67.6
More than high school 1,335 89,986 71.3 68.2 - 74.5
Marital Status
Married 1,311 92,010 72.7 69.7 - 75.8
Not Married 1,181 49,366 57.4 53.1 - 61.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,256 84,382 72.8 69.6 - 76.1
On Medicaid 1,235 56,870 58.9 54.9 - 62.9

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.