Mother breastfed baby first hour after birth

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 776 55,600 66.1 62.0 - 70.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 518 38,905 70.0 65.3 - 74.7
Non-Hispanic Black 64 3,683 51.0 34.0 - 68.0
Non-Hispanic Other 83 5,431 65.3 52.5 - 78.1
Hispanic 111 7,582 58.5 46.9 - 70.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 39 4,119 72.7 56.6 - 88.7
20-24 years old 121 8,502 60.8 49.9 - 71.6
25-34 years old 451 32,355 67.6 62.3 - 72.9
35 years old or more 165 10,624 64.1 55.0 - 73.2
Education
Less than high school 91 8,029 69.0 56.8 - 81.2
High school graduate 125 10,382 67.0 57.0 - 76.9
More than high school 559 37,189 65.6 60.8 - 70.4
Marital Status
Married 527 36,842 67.1 62.2 - 72.0
Not Married 249 18,758 64.2 56.8 - 71.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 519 35,420 66.0 61.0 - 71.0
On Medicaid 257 20,181 66.3 59.1 - 73.6

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.