Hospital gave mother gift pack with formula

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,073 79,599 44.9 42.1 - 47.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 826 33,513 39.2 35.0 - 43.4
Non-Hispanic Black 400 13,276 52.4 44.7 - 60.2
Non-Hispanic Other 264 8,604 41.3 33.6 - 49.0
Hispanic 583 24,205 53.3 47.8 - 58.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 298 3,373 56.4 42.2 - 70.7
20-24 years old 318 16,331 49.6 42.5 - 56.7
25-34 years old 1,015 42,568 43.0 39.2 - 46.8
35 years old or more 442 17,327 44.3 38.3 - 50.2
Education
Less than high school 432 16,010 58.8 51.5 - 66.0
High school graduate 468 20,188 50.0 43.7 - 56.4
More than high school 1,169 43,161 39.5 36.0 - 43.0
Marital Status
Married 1,135 42,121 39.2 35.6 - 42.7
Not Married 938 37,478 53.9 49.1 - 58.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,103 40,949 40.6 36.9 - 44.3
On Medicaid 969 38,527 50.6 46.1 - 55.1

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

Note: NYS (excluding 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.