Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,171 67,421 71.7 68.5 - 74.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 339 19,197 64.6 58.6 - 70.6
Non-Hispanic Black 264 13,133 73.3 66.0 - 80.6
Non-Hispanic Other 196 11,560 74.8 67.2 - 82.3
Hispanic 372 23,531 76.0 70.8 - 81.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 48 4,305 95.1 86.6 - 100
20-24 years old 201 13,294 75.1 67.9 - 82.2
25-34 years old 644 36,699 70.9 66.6 - 75.2
35 years old or more 278 13,123 65.4 58.4 - 72.4
Education
Less than high school 205 14,027 79.2 72.5 - 85.8
High school graduate 235 14,476 74.4 67.6 - 81.2
More than high school 730 38,907 68.4 64.2 - 72.6
Marital Status
Married 715 40,142 69.6 65.5 - 73.8
Not Married 456 27,280 74.9 70.0 - 79.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 582 31,241 69.5 64.9 - 74.2
On Medicaid 589 36,181 73.6 69.3 - 78.0

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.