Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,258 75,157 79.4 76.6 - 82.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 389 25,445 78.4 73.6 - 83.2
Non-Hispanic Black 262 15,207 80.5 74.0 - 86.9
Non-Hispanic Other 207 12,457 80.6 73.9 - 87.3
Hispanic 400 22,049 79.1 74.1 - 84.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 57 3,134 81.9 68.7 - 95.0
20-24 years old 223 14,965 80.7 74.5 - 86.9
25-34 years old 646 39,504 79.7 75.9 - 83.6
35 years old or more 332 17,554 77.1 71.3 - 83.0
Education
Less than high school 226 12,392 71.7 64.4 - 79.1
High school graduate 257 15,077 77.2 70.7 - 83.6
More than high school 775 47,688 82.4 79.1 - 85.7
Marital Status
Married 745 44,524 79.1 75.5 - 82.7
Not Married 513 30,633 79.8 75.4 - 84.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 652 39,654 80.1 76.3 - 83.9
On Medicaid 606 35,504 78.6 74.5 - 82.7

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.