Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,163 91,401 91.0 89.0 - 93.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 307 25,613 94.3 91.3 - 97.3
Non-Hispanic Black 254 17,980 89.9 85.1 - 94.8
Non-Hispanic Other 181 13,493 89.3 83.9 - 94.8
Hispanic 421 34,315 89.8 86.3 - 93.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 64 5,508 86.1 76.3 - 95.8
20-24 years old 220 19,733 92.0 87.9 - 96.2
25-34 years old 607 47,284 91.0 88.3 - 93.8
35 years old or more 272 18,876 91.3 86.9 - 95.6
Education
Less than high school 217 19,856 90.5 85.9 - 95.1
High school graduate 271 23,420 93.0 89.4 - 96.6
More than high school 674 48,109 90.2 87.4 - 93.0
Marital Status
Married 643 51,589 91.8 89.2 - 94.4
Not Married 520 39,812 90.0 86.8 - 93.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 608 47,320 92.5 90.0 - 95.0
On Medicaid 555 44,081 89.4 86.3 - 92.5

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.