Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,154 71,564 71.9 68.6 - 75.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 305 21,207 78.4 72.8 - 84.0
Non-Hispanic Black 255 15,149 75.3 68.5 - 82.2
Non-Hispanic Other 179 10,313 69.6 61.3 - 78.0
Hispanic 415 24,896 66.2 60.6 - 71.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 64 4,162 65.0 51.1 - 79.0
20-24 years old 220 15,846 73.9 67.0 - 80.8
25-34 years old 601 36,587 71.3 66.8 - 75.8
35 years old or more 269 14,970 73.4 66.6 - 80.2
Education
Less than high school 213 13,636 63.5 55.6 - 71.4
High school graduate 269 18,276 72.9 66.5 - 79.2
More than high school 671 39,636 74.8 70.6 - 78.9
Marital Status
Married 638 42,088 75.5 71.4 - 79.5
Not Married 516 29,476 67.3 62.2 - 72.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 604 37,554 74.1 69.7 - 78.4
On Medicaid 550 34,011 69.6 64.9 - 74.3

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital

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.