Mother breastfed baby first hour after birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 756 51,859 60.3 56.0 - 64.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 516 38,804 62.9 57.9 - 67.9
Non-Hispanic Black 61 2,601 38.6 22.7 - 54.6
Non-Hispanic Other 59 2,502 61.3 43.6 - 79.0
Hispanic 120 7,951 59.1 48.0 - 70.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 2,533 49.0 28.5 - 69.4
20-24 years old 130 9,466 55.5 45.0 - 66.1
25-34 years old 442 28,943 60.3 54.8 - 65.9
35 years old or more 141 10,916 69.2 60.1 - 78.2
Education
Less than high school 92 6,850 55.3 42.1 - 68.6
High school graduate 135 9,354 61.2 51.0 - 71.3
More than high school 528 35,353 61.0 55.9 - 66.0
Marital Status
Married 494 33,353 62.7 57.5 - 67.8
Not Married 262 18,505 56.5 49.0 - 64.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 493 34,376 62.7 57.5 - 67.8
On Medicaid 263 17,483 56.2 48.5 - 63.9

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.