Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,092 68,027 81.0 77.3 - 84.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 554 46,447 85.2 81.2 - 89.2
Non-Hispanic Black 184 6,139 84.9 70.5 - 99.2
Non-Hispanic Other 80 4,897 87.9 77.1 - 98.6
Hispanic 274 10,544 63.5 52.8 - 74.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 387 4,317 70.8 55.2 - 86.4
20-24 years old 108 10,748 79.9 70.6 - 89.3
25-34 years old 427 38,200 81.8 76.8 - 86.8
35 years old or more 170 14,763 83.4 75.4 - 91.4
Education
Less than high school 287 8,256 60.2 47.7 - 72.6
High school graduate 221 11,542 77.8 68.3 - 87.2
More than high school 579 47,582 86.9 83.1 - 90.8
Marital Status
Married 511 42,198 85.4 81.2 - 89.7
Not Married 581 25,828 74.7 68.0 - 81.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 554 43,348 84.6 80.2 - 89.0
On Medicaid 538 24,679 75.5 68.8 - 82.2

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.