Breastfeeding four weeks or more

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 960 71,336 65.2 61.4 - 69.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 660 50,087 63.9 59.4 - 68.4
Non-Hispanic Black 91 4,988 50.6 37.1 - 64.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 3,637 81.5 65.8 - 97.2
Hispanic 144 12,624 75.8 67.0 - 84.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 3,179 42.9 26.0 - 59.9
20-24 years old 164 12,295 57.9 48.4 - 67.5
25-34 years old 561 42,901 68.2 63.4 - 73.0
35 years old or more 177 12,961 72.9 64.6 - 81.2
Education
Less than high school 127 10,613 63.0 51.6 - 74.4
High school graduate 206 11,464 47.2 38.8 - 55.5
More than high school 626 48,958 72.1 67.8 - 76.5
Marital Status
Married 602 47,811 74.2 70.0 - 78.4
Not Married 358 23,525 52.4 45.8 - 59.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 606 47,038 69.5 65.0 - 74.0
On Medicaid 354 24,298 58.3 51.7 - 65.0

This report excludes respondents whose baby has died or is not living with them.

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

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.