Mother breastfed baby in first hour after birth

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 930 59,504 69.4 65.2 - 73.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 40,503 71.7 66.7 - 76.6
Non-Hispanic Black 154 5,224 61.0 45.4 - 76.6
Non-Hispanic Other 73 4,868 79.7 66.7 - 92.6
Hispanic 197 8,909 61.2 49.9 - 72.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 257 3,004 73.3 59.5 - 87.1
20-24 years old 131 10,739 62.3 51.6 - 73.1
25-34 years old 388 33,265 70.6 64.9 - 76.2
35 years old or more 154 12,496 72.4 63.7 - 81.1
Education
Less than high school 221 8,704 75.9 65.2 - 86.5
High school graduate 204 12,988 67.3 57.6 - 76.9
More than high school 501 37,801 69.1 63.9 - 74.3
Marital Status
Married 459 37,600 71.5 66.4 - 76.5
Not Married 471 21,904 66.1 58.7 - 73.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 493 36,795 72.0 66.8 - 77.1
On Medicaid 437 22,709 65.6 58.5 - 72.8

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.