Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,887 141,610 76.3 73.9 - 78.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 806 62,386 72.2 68.4 - 76.0
Non-Hispanic Black 310 20,316 79.5 73.5 - 85.6
Non-Hispanic Other 238 15,912 80.0 73.7 - 86.3
Hispanic 533 42,996 80.0 75.8 - 84.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 104 8,812 80.5 70.9 - 90.1
20-24 years old 333 28,126 77.0 71.4 - 82.6
25-34 years old 1,029 79,405 76.8 73.6 - 80.0
35 years old or more 421 25,267 72.7 67.0 - 78.3
Education
Less than high school 307 25,456 79.3 73.7 - 84.9
High school graduate 394 33,224 78.7 73.7 - 83.8
More than high school 1,179 82,660 74.6 71.5 - 77.7
Marital Status
Married 1,139 86,710 76.5 73.5 - 79.5
Not Married 748 54,899 76.0 72.0 - 80.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,103 80,008 74.6 71.4 - 77.8
On Medicaid 784 61,602 78.6 75.1 - 82.2

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.