Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,135 63,206 69.7 66.5 - 73.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 316 20,932 71.5 65.8 - 77.2
Non-Hispanic Black 245 12,241 74.2 67.0 - 81.3
Non-Hispanic Other 193 10,198 69.3 61.3 - 77.3
Hispanic 381 19,835 65.9 60.1 - 71.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 41 1,439 76.7 58.3 - 95.0
20-24 years old 186 10,796 69.4 61.4 - 77.3
25-34 years old 624 35,695 69.3 65.0 - 73.7
35 years old or more 284 15,276 70.4 63.9 - 77.0
Education
Less than high school 207 10,286 68.0 59.9 - 76.0
High school graduate 259 13,924 67.5 60.4 - 74.5
More than high school 669 38,996 71.1 67.0 - 75.2
Marital Status
Married 671 38,287 70.3 66.2 - 74.5
Not Married 464 24,919 68.8 63.6 - 74.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 607 35,048 71.3 67.0 - 75.6
On Medicaid 527 28,035 67.8 62.9 - 72.8

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital.

Note: NYS (excluding NYC) data are not available prior to 2009.

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.