Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 925 70,151 82.3 78.7 - 85.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 503 47,679 85.3 81.3 - 89.4
Non-Hispanic Black 154 7,756 90.6 82.4 - 98.8
Non-Hispanic Other 70 4,958 81.8 68.1 - 95.4
Hispanic 198 9,758 66.0 54.9 - 77.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 258 2,956 72.0 56.3 - 87.7
20-24 years old 131 12,990 75.4 65.8 - 85.0
25-34 years old 383 39,445 84.2 79.5 - 88.9
35 years old or more 153 14,760 86.3 79.4 - 93.3
Education
Less than high school 219 7,560 66.0 53.5 - 78.5
High school graduate 205 14,609 75.7 66.7 - 84.7
More than high school 497 47,742 88.0 84.3 - 91.6
Marital Status
Married 453 44,162 84.7 80.5 - 88.9
Not Married 472 25,989 78.5 71.9 - 85.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 490 44,204 86.4 82.4 - 90.5
On Medicaid 435 25,947 76.1 69.5 - 82.6

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.