Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,164 69,073 72.5 69.3 - 75.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 297 19,339 76.8 71.2 - 82.5
Non-Hispanic Black 271 16,255 77.2 70.4 - 83.9
Non-Hispanic Other 188 9,956 68.1 59.8 - 76.5
Hispanic 408 23,523 68.2 62.7 - 73.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 4,890 71.1 55.8 - 86.5
20-24 years old 198 12,271 72.5 65.0 - 79.9
25-34 years old 619 37,565 74.1 69.9 - 78.2
35 years old or more 279 14,347 68.9 62.1 - 75.8
Education
Less than high school 256 14,519 70.0 62.9 - 77.1
High school graduate 252 16,824 76.9 70.5 - 83.2
More than high school 653 37,711 71.8 67.5 - 76.0
Marital Status
Married 660 40,682 75.5 71.5 - 79.5
Not Married 504 28,391 68.5 63.3 - 73.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 554 32,942 75.6 71.2 - 80.0
On Medicaid 610 36,131 69.8 65.3 - 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.