Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 755 70,116 81.9 78.5 - 85.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 515 50,533 82.2 78.1 - 86.2
Non-Hispanic Black 62 5,697 84.3 71.9 - 96.7
Non-Hispanic Other 59 3,632 89.0 76.8 - 100
Hispanic 119 10,253 77.3 67.7 - 86.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 4,555 88.0 74.8 - 100
20-24 years old 129 14,125 83.0 74.9 - 91.0
25-34 years old 442 39,987 83.4 79.1 - 87.7
35 years old or more 141 11,450 74.0 64.9 - 83.0
Education
Less than high school 91 8,366 69.5 56.9 - 82.0
High school graduate 136 11,858 77.4 68.8 - 86.0
More than high school 527 49,591 85.6 81.9 - 89.2
Marital Status
Married 492 43,529 81.9 77.6 - 86.1
Not Married 263 26,587 82.0 76.0 - 87.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 490 46,269 84.7 80.9 - 88.5
On Medicaid 265 23,847 77.0 70.3 - 83.6

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.