Breastfeeding eight weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,165 65,350 61.7 57.5 - 65.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 631 42,701 60.6 55.6 - 65.6
Non-Hispanic Black 214 6,602 58.7 44.6 - 72.9
Non-Hispanic Other 89 5,271 76.3 63.1 - 89.5
Hispanic 231 10,775 62.0 51.6 - 72.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 350 1,749 33.8 19.4 - 48.1
20-24 years old 163 12,512 55.5 45.7 - 65.3
25-34 years old 462 37,067 65.2 59.7 - 70.7
35 years old or more 190 14,021 65.4 56.6 - 74.3
Education
Less than high school 316 8,171 48.7 37.8 - 59.7
High school graduate 267 13,977 54.4 45.3 - 63.4
More than high school 577 42,940 67.9 62.9 - 72.9
Marital Status
Married 535 44,210 70.3 65.5 - 75.1
Not Married 630 21,140 49.0 42.0 - 56.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 576 42,069 69.4 64.4 - 74.4
On Medicaid 589 23,281 51.3 44.6 - 58.1

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.