Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,919 139,059 76.9 74.5 - 79.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 810 71,589 82.7 79.5 - 85.9
Non-Hispanic Black 333 22,150 79.6 73.8 - 85.4
Non-Hispanic Other 246 13,081 70.6 63.1 - 78.0
Hispanic 530 32,238 67.2 62.2 - 72.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 111 8,671 72.0 60.2 - 83.7
20-24 years old 327 25,048 74.4 68.4 - 80.3
25-34 years old 1,060 78,307 79.5 76.5 - 82.4
35 years old or more 421 27,034 73.8 68.6 - 79.1
Education
Less than high school 348 22,052 67.1 60.5 - 73.7
High school graduate 386 27,597 74.5 69.1 - 80.0
More than high school 1,181 89,089 80.6 77.9 - 83.3
Marital Status
Married 1,150 85,676 80.4 77.6 - 83.2
Not Married 769 53,383 71.9 67.8 - 76.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,046 81,851 83.2 80.5 - 85.9
On Medicaid 873 57,207 69.4 65.4 - 73.3

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.