Hospital helped mother learn how to breastfeed

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 934 69,351 80.8 77.1 - 84.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 508 45,686 81.0 76.5 - 85.6
Non-Hispanic Black 154 7,593 88.7 78.3 - 99.1
Non-Hispanic Other 73 4,852 79.4 65.3 - 93.5
Hispanic 199 11,220 75.9 65.9 - 85.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 259 3,610 87.8 76.9 - 98.7
20-24 years old 131 14,097 81.8 73.1 - 90.5
25-34 years old 388 37,288 79.0 73.8 - 84.2
35 years old or more 156 14,356 83.0 75.2 - 90.8
Education
Less than high school 222 8,940 76.3 65.0 - 87.7
High school graduate 206 15,176 78.6 69.8 - 87.3
More than high school 502 45,224 82.9 78.6 - 87.2
Marital Status
Married 460 42,046 80.1 75.5 - 84.8
Not Married 474 27,305 81.9 75.6 - 88.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 495 42,752 83.2 78.8 - 87.6
On Medicaid 439 26,599 77.2 70.7 - 83.7

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.