Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,924 144,305 79.5 77.3 - 81.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 818 71,112 81.7 78.5 - 84.9
Non-Hispanic Black 335 22,370 79.7 73.9 - 85.6
Non-Hispanic Other 246 15,045 81.0 74.7 - 87.3
Hispanic 525 35,779 74.9 70.3 - 79.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 111 9,933 81.1 70.9 - 91.2
20-24 years old 328 27,818 81.9 76.7 - 87.0
25-34 years old 1,062 78,329 79.3 76.3 - 82.3
35 years old or more 423 28,224 77.4 72.3 - 82.6
Education
Less than high school 349 25,380 77.0 71.1 - 83.0
High school graduate 388 27,058 72.3 66.9 - 77.7
More than high school 1,183 91,441 82.7 80.0 - 85.3
Marital Status
Married 1,158 85,773 79.8 77.0 - 82.7
Not Married 766 58,531 79.1 75.4 - 82.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,047 82,650 84.1 81.3 - 86.8
On Medicaid 877 61,654 74.2 70.5 - 77.8

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.