Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,249 46,730 49.8 46.4 - 53.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 385 15,059 47.2 41.4 - 53.1
Non-Hispanic Black 260 10,617 56.7 48.8 - 64.7
Non-Hispanic Other 206 7,250 47.1 38.6 - 55.5
Hispanic 398 13,804 49.6 43.4 - 55.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 2,144 55.9 39.8 - 72.1
20-24 years old 223 10,247 55.3 47.4 - 63.3
25-34 years old 641 24,660 50.3 45.6 - 55.0
35 years old or more 328 9,679 43.1 36.3 - 49.9
Education
Less than high school 226 9,987 57.5 49.5 - 65.5
High school graduate 257 11,348 58.2 50.5 - 65.8
More than high school 766 25,395 44.6 40.3 - 48.9
Marital Status
Married 739 26,843 48.1 43.7 - 52.5
Not Married 510 19,888 52.3 46.8 - 57.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 646 21,972 44.8 40.1 - 49.5
On Medicaid 603 24,759 55.3 50.3 - 60.2

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.