Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,344 130,719 73.5 71.0 - 75.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 941 69,228 79.8 76.6 - 83.0
Non-Hispanic Black 446 18,663 71.7 64.7 - 78.8
Non-Hispanic Other 286 13,957 66.7 59.6 - 73.8
Hispanic 671 28,871 65.3 59.8 - 70.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 444 6,901 69.5 58.2 - 80.7
20-24 years old 331 22,922 71.7 65.7 - 77.7
25-34 years old 1,067 71,193 74.4 71.0 - 77.8
35 years old or more 502 29,702 73.6 68.4 - 78.7
Education
Less than high school 510 18,128 59.5 52.3 - 66.6
High school graduate 477 23,330 67.9 61.8 - 74.0
More than high school 1,352 88,615 78.8 76.0 - 81.6
Marital Status
Married 1,252 80,198 76.1 73.1 - 79.0
Not Married 1,092 50,520 69.7 65.4 - 73.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,202 76,345 76.0 72.8 - 79.1
On Medicaid 1,142 54,374 70.2 66.3 - 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.