Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,060 133,357 75.8 73.4 - 78.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 819 68,610 80.6 77.2 - 83.9
Non-Hispanic Black 399 19,997 79.8 74.1 - 85.5
Non-Hispanic Other 263 15,157 72.9 66.0 - 79.9
Hispanic 579 29,593 65.9 60.6 - 71.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 299 4,394 73.5 61.2 - 85.7
20-24 years old 317 23,787 72.5 66.2 - 78.8
25-34 years old 1,007 75,140 76.4 73.2 - 79.6
35 years old or more 437 30,035 77.5 72.6 - 82.3
Education
Less than high school 426 17,846 67.1 60.1 - 74.2
High school graduate 464 28,533 71.4 65.7 - 77.1
More than high school 1,166 86,738 79.5 76.7 - 82.3
Marital Status
Married 1,124 82,450 77.4 74.4 - 80.3
Not Married 936 50,907 73.4 69.3 - 77.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,097 79,252 79.0 76.0 - 82.0
On Medicaid 962 53,982 71.6 67.5 - 75.6

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.