Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,952 144,254 80.7 78.5 - 82.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 858 70,317 82.3 79.2 - 85.4
Non-Hispanic Black 331 20,765 81.8 75.9 - 87.7
Non-Hispanic Other 281 19,537 81.3 75.5 - 87.0
Hispanic 482 33,634 76.4 71.7 - 81.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 9,252 89.1 80.9 - 97.2
20-24 years old 323 26,262 82.2 77.0 - 87.3
25-34 years old 1,093 79,587 80.0 77.0 - 82.9
35 years old or more 448 29,154 78.8 73.9 - 83.8
Education
Less than high school 295 22,939 78.5 72.5 - 84.5
High school graduate 362 27,704 78.9 73.8 - 84.1
More than high school 1,293 93,599 81.9 79.3 - 84.5
Marital Status
Married 1,247 90,875 80.6 77.9 - 83.3
Not Married 705 53,379 80.8 77.1 - 84.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,103 82,851 83.9 81.2 - 86.6
On Medicaid 849 61,403 76.7 73.1 - 80.2

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.