Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,947 114,501 64.2 61.6 - 66.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 856 48,114 56.5 52.5 - 60.5
Non-Hispanic Black 329 18,048 71.1 64.1 - 78.1
Non-Hispanic Other 279 16,830 70.8 63.9 - 77.7
Hispanic 483 31,508 71.7 66.7 - 76.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 7,660 73.8 61.8 - 85.7
20-24 years old 322 20,904 65.8 59.3 - 72.4
25-34 years old 1,095 62,572 62.9 59.3 - 66.5
35 years old or more 442 23,364 63.8 58.1 - 69.5
Education
Less than high school 298 21,583 73.4 66.8 - 80.1
High school graduate 360 23,690 67.7 61.6 - 73.8
More than high school 1,287 68,980 60.7 57.4 - 64.0
Marital Status
Married 1,240 70,617 62.8 59.5 - 66.2
Not Married 707 43,884 66.6 62.1 - 71.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,098 59,154 60.2 56.6 - 63.8
On Medicaid 849 55,347 69.2 65.2 - 73.2

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.