Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 776 71,616 85.1 81.8 - 88.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 520 48,476 87.1 83.4 - 90.7
Non-Hispanic Black 65 6,648 89.2 78.9 - 99.4
Non-Hispanic Other 83 7,355 88.4 79.6 - 97.3
Hispanic 108 9,137 71.7 60.7 - 82.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 40 5,015 85.6 73.0 - 98.2
20-24 years old 121 11,302 80.5 71.4 - 89.6
25-34 years old 450 41,183 86.3 82.2 - 90.4
35 years old or more 165 14,116 85.2 78.2 - 92.2
Education
Less than high school 91 7,883 67.7 55.0 - 80.4
High school graduate 124 11,878 77.5 68.6 - 86.5
More than high school 560 51,619 90.6 87.6 - 93.6
Marital Status
Married 527 48,180 88.0 84.5 - 91.5
Not Married 249 23,435 79.7 73.2 - 86.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 518 48,405 90.7 87.6 - 93.8
On Medicaid 258 23,211 75.3 68.6 - 82.0

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.