Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,082 144,730 81.4 79.1 - 83.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 829 68,816 79.7 76.3 - 83.2
Non-Hispanic Black 402 22,010 86.8 81.7 - 92.0
Non-Hispanic Other 268 17,265 82.4 76.2 - 88.5
Hispanic 583 36,639 81.0 76.5 - 85.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 300 5,094 85.1 75.6 - 94.6
20-24 years old 319 27,799 84.0 78.7 - 89.3
25-34 years old 1,021 80,318 80.7 77.6 - 83.8
35 years old or more 442 31,518 80.3 75.5 - 85.1
Education
Less than high school 433 21,828 80.1 74.1 - 86.1
High school graduate 469 32,031 79.5 74.3 - 84.6
More than high school 1,176 90,860 82.6 79.8 - 85.3
Marital Status
Married 1,140 86,699 80.4 77.5 - 83.3
Not Married 942 58,030 82.9 79.3 - 86.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,106 84,442 83.4 80.6 - 86.3
On Medicaid 975 60,165 78.6 74.9 - 82.3

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.