Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,155 79,040 79.3 76.5 - 82.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 305 21,972 81.3 76.1 - 86.5
Non-Hispanic Black 252 15,924 80.7 74.5 - 87.0
Non-Hispanic Other 179 11,612 78.3 70.9 - 85.7
Hispanic 419 29,533 77.6 72.7 - 82.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 64 4,965 77.6 65.1 - 90.1
20-24 years old 219 16,953 79.6 73.2 - 86.0
25-34 years old 601 41,238 80.2 76.3 - 84.1
35 years old or more 271 15,884 77.3 71.0 - 83.7
Education
Less than high school 215 16,224 74.5 67.5 - 81.6
High school graduate 267 19,433 78.6 72.7 - 84.5
More than high school 672 43,384 81.7 78.1 - 85.3
Marital Status
Married 639 45,538 81.7 78.1 - 85.3
Not Married 516 33,502 76.4 71.7 - 81.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 605 41,574 81.7 78.0 - 85.5
On Medicaid 550 37,467 76.8 72.5 - 81.2

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

Note: 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.