Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,897 171,792 92.2 90.8 - 93.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 809 81,786 94.7 92.8 - 96.6
Non-Hispanic Black 312 23,138 89.7 85.1 - 94.2
Non-Hispanic Other 240 18,207 90.4 85.7 - 95.0
Hispanic 536 48,660 90.2 87.2 - 93.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 105 9,841 89.7 82.9 - 96.6
20-24 years old 334 33,573 91.5 87.9 - 95.1
25-34 years old 1,037 96,336 92.7 90.7 - 94.6
35 years old or more 421 32,043 92.5 89.2 - 95.8
Education
Less than high school 310 29,494 91.4 87.6 - 95.2
High school graduate 399 39,657 93.5 90.5 - 96.4
More than high school 1,181 102,121 92.0 90.1 - 93.9
Marital Status
Married 1,144 105,643 93.0 91.2 - 94.8
Not Married 753 66,149 91.1 88.5 - 93.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,108 100,417 93.3 91.5 - 95.1
On Medicaid 789 71,375 90.8 88.3 - 93.3

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.