Breastfeeding four 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 74,212 70.0 66.1 - 73.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 631 48,366 68.6 63.9 - 73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 214 7,499 66.7 53.2 - 80.3
Non-Hispanic Other 89 6,139 88.9 79.7 - 98.1
Hispanic 231 12,208 70.2 60.4 - 80.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 350 2,482 47.9 32.3 - 63.5
20-24 years old 163 15,220 67.5 58.3 - 76.7
25-34 years old 462 41,524 73.1 67.9 - 78.3
35 years old or more 190 14,986 69.9 61.3 - 78.5
Education
Less than high school 316 9,811 58.5 47.7 - 69.3
High school graduate 267 16,105 62.6 53.8 - 71.4
More than high school 577 48,028 75.9 71.3 - 80.6
Marital Status
Married 535 48,208 76.7 72.2 - 81.2
Not Married 630 26,004 60.3 53.4 - 67.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 576 47,038 77.6 73.0 - 82.2
On Medicaid 589 27,173 59.9 53.3 - 66.5

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.