Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,174 75,739 80.3 77.5 - 83.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 339 24,002 81.0 76.1 - 85.9
Non-Hispanic Black 266 14,852 82.8 76.6 - 88.9
Non-Hispanic Other 198 12,668 80.5 73.8 - 87.3
Hispanic 371 24,218 78.0 73.0 - 83.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 48 4,022 88.8 77.1 - 100
20-24 years old 201 14,070 79.3 72.5 - 86.1
25-34 years old 642 41,024 79.4 75.7 - 83.2
35 years old or more 283 16,624 81.4 75.8 - 87.1
Education
Less than high school 204 13,627 77.5 70.4 - 84.5
High school graduate 237 15,572 79.5 73.4 - 85.6
More than high school 732 46,528 81.4 78.0 - 84.9
Marital Status
Married 720 46,731 80.8 77.3 - 84.2
Not Married 454 29,008 79.5 74.9 - 84.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 584 38,008 84.3 80.7 - 87.9
On Medicaid 590 37,732 76.6 72.5 - 80.7

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.