Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 755 69,986 81.8 78.3 - 85.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 513 52,250 85.2 81.3 - 89.0
Non-Hispanic Black 62 5,895 87.2 76.4 - 98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 58 3,126 79.7 63.2 - 96.2
Hispanic 122 8,715 64.6 53.6 - 75.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 3,780 73.1 54.7 - 91.4
20-24 years old 129 12,777 76.3 67.0 - 85.6
25-34 years old 441 40,742 85.2 81.1 - 89.4
35 years old or more 142 12,687 80.3 72.1 - 88.5
Education
Less than high school 92 7,533 62.3 49.2 - 75.3
High school graduate 134 10,773 71.1 61.4 - 80.9
More than high school 528 51,378 88.6 85.3 - 91.9
Marital Status
Married 490 44,994 85.3 81.4 - 89.3
Not Married 265 24,992 76.2 69.6 - 82.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 492 48,909 89.2 85.9 - 92.5
On Medicaid 263 21,077 68.7 61.3 - 76.1

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.