Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,169 74,189 77.4 74.5 - 80.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 303 20,578 80.5 75.3 - 85.7
Non-Hispanic Black 273 16,672 78.3 71.7 - 84.9
Non-Hispanic Other 187 11,412 78.7 71.4 - 86.0
Hispanic 406 25,526 74.0 68.9 - 79.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 5,378 76.0 61.6 - 90.3
20-24 years old 199 13,693 80.8 74.3 - 87.3
25-34 years old 620 38,342 75.4 71.4 - 79.5
35 years old or more 282 16,775 80.0 74.1 - 85.9
Education
Less than high school 258 17,014 81.4 75.7 - 87.1
High school graduate 252 15,199 68.8 61.9 - 75.7
More than high school 656 41,851 79.4 75.5 - 83.3
Marital Status
Married 666 42,244 77.9 74.1 - 81.7
Not Married 503 31,944 76.8 72.1 - 81.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 557 36,381 83.3 79.4 - 87.1
On Medicaid 612 37,807 72.5 68.2 - 76.9

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.