Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,252 62,692 66.7 63.5 - 69.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 387 22,781 70.7 65.4 - 76.0
Non-Hispanic Black 262 12,525 66.7 59.0 - 74.3
Non-Hispanic Other 206 9,059 59.0 50.7 - 67.4
Hispanic 397 18,327 66.3 60.5 - 72.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 2,585 67.4 52.1 - 82.8
20-24 years old 223 12,175 65.8 58.2 - 73.3
25-34 years old 640 32,993 67.3 62.9 - 71.8
35 years old or more 332 14,940 65.9 59.4 - 72.5
Education
Less than high school 223 9,872 58.9 50.8 - 67.0
High school graduate 256 11,787 60.4 52.8 - 68.0
More than high school 773 41,033 71.1 67.2 - 75.0
Marital Status
Married 741 38,000 67.8 63.7 - 71.9
Not Married 511 24,692 65.1 59.8 - 70.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 648 32,997 67.0 62.5 - 71.4
On Medicaid 604 29,695 66.4 61.7 - 71.1

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.