Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 724 70,421 83.5 79.9 - 87.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 496 51,022 87.2 83.5 - 91.0
Non-Hispanic Black 58 4,760 81.9 67.7 - 96.1
Non-Hispanic Other 58 4,456 92.2 83.3 - 100
Hispanic 112 10,184 66.9 55.9 - 78.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 40 2,988 65.7 45.0 - 86.4
20-24 years old 113 10,927 73.0 62.6 - 83.4
25-34 years old 423 44,192 86.8 82.7 - 90.8
35 years old or more 148 12,315 88.3 81.2 - 95.5
Education
Less than high school 91 6,524 64.6 50.8 - 78.3
High school graduate 124 11,943 71.5 61.2 - 81.7
More than high school 503 51,451 90.2 87.0 - 93.4
Marital Status
Married 493 48,680 86.6 82.7 - 90.4
Not Married 231 21,742 77.3 70.0 - 84.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 496 49,084 87.7 84.0 - 91.4
On Medicaid 228 21,337 75.1 67.7 - 82.5

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.