Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 734 80,391 93.7 91.5 - 96.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 502 56,173 94.9 92.5 - 97.3
Non-Hispanic Black 58 5,158 88.8 77.0 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 59 4,714 93.5 85.0 - 100
Hispanic 115 14,346 91.2 85.0 - 97.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 41 4,333 94.9 85.9 - 100
20-24 years old 114 13,839 90.8 84.3 - 97.3
25-34 years old 430 49,052 94.3 91.6 - 97.1
35 years old or more 149 13,167 94.3 89.2 - 99.5
Education
Less than high school 93 9,639 93.3 86.5 - 100
High school graduate 128 16,237 94.2 89.1 - 99.3
More than high school 507 54,012 93.6 91.0 - 96.3
Marital Status
Married 501 54,053 94.2 91.7 - 96.7
Not Married 233 26,338 92.8 88.4 - 97.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 500 53,098 94.1 91.5 - 96.7
On Medicaid 234 27,293 93.1 88.9 - 97.3

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.