Breastfeeding four 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 2,492 158,598 74.6 72.3 - 77.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 996 77,497 74.6 71.0 - 78.1
Non-Hispanic Black 495 21,765 71.1 64.5 - 77.6
Non-Hispanic Other 321 18,768 75.2 69.2 - 81.3
Hispanic 680 40,568 76.5 72.1 - 81.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 408 3,750 42.9 31.4 - 54.4
20-24 years old 390 29,216 70.6 64.6 - 76.5
25-34 years old 1,170 90,066 77.8 74.7 - 80.9
35 years old or more 524 35,566 76.4 71.6 - 81.3
Education
Less than high school 579 23,120 63.6 57.3 - 69.9
High school graduate 572 35,019 70.4 65.1 - 75.8
More than high school 1,335 100,192 79.4 76.6 - 82.3
Marital Status
Married 1,311 100,518 79.5 76.7 - 82.2
Not Married 1,181 58,081 67.5 63.4 - 71.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,256 93,903 81.1 78.2 - 83.9
On Medicaid 1,235 64,572 66.9 63.0 - 70.7

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.