Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,165 68,800 73.6 70.4 - 76.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 336 23,649 79.9 74.9 - 85.0
Non-Hispanic Black 264 13,313 74.9 67.5 - 82.3
Non-Hispanic Other 197 11,555 74.2 66.7 - 81.6
Hispanic 368 20,282 66.3 60.4 - 72.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 48 2,855 63.1 44.0 - 82.1
20-24 years old 200 13,745 78.1 71.2 - 85.0
25-34 years old 637 37,551 73.4 69.2 - 77.7
35 years old or more 280 14,649 72.2 65.6 - 78.9
Education
Less than high school 202 11,367 65.6 57.5 - 73.7
High school graduate 234 13,320 68.7 61.4 - 76.1
More than high school 728 44,101 77.6 73.9 - 81.4
Marital Status
Married 712 44,033 76.9 73.1 - 80.7
Not Married 453 24,767 68.3 62.9 - 73.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 578 34,734 77.9 73.7 - 82.2
On Medicaid 587 34,066 69.6 65.0 - 74.2

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.