Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,941 140,416 79.0 76.8 - 81.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 856 72,125 84.6 81.6 - 87.6
Non-Hispanic Black 329 19,961 79.1 72.9 - 85.2
Non-Hispanic Other 280 18,910 79.1 73.3 - 85.0
Hispanic 476 29,420 67.9 62.6 - 73.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 7,870 75.8 64.3 - 87.2
20-24 years old 321 25,047 79.2 73.6 - 84.7
25-34 years old 1,087 78,735 79.7 76.7 - 82.6
35 years old or more 445 28,764 78.1 73.2 - 82.9
Education
Less than high school 293 19,250 66.4 59.4 - 73.5
High school graduate 358 25,198 72.6 66.9 - 78.3
More than high school 1,288 95,720 84.1 81.7 - 86.6
Marital Status
Married 1,239 92,213 82.3 79.7 - 84.9
Not Married 702 48,203 73.4 69.2 - 77.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,096 83,139 84.9 82.3 - 87.5
On Medicaid 845 57,277 71.8 67.9 - 75.6

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.