Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,175 90,200 93.6 91.9 - 95.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 303 24,234 94.8 92.0 - 97.7
Non-Hispanic Black 273 20,896 98.1 96.2 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 188 13,338 91.3 86.2 - 96.4
Hispanic 411 31,733 90.8 87.6 - 94.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 7,062 99.5 98.8 - 100
20-24 years old 200 16,059 94.1 90.5 - 97.8
25-34 years old 623 47,281 92.4 89.9 - 94.9
35 years old or more 283 19,798 93.9 90.4 - 97.4
Education
Less than high school 261 19,964 94.4 91.2 - 97.7
High school graduate 253 20,959 94.4 91.2 - 97.5
More than high school 658 49,134 92.9 90.5 - 95.3
Marital Status
Married 665 50,387 92.9 90.6 - 95.2
Not Married 510 39,813 94.4 92.1 - 96.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 560 41,514 94.5 92.2 - 96.8
On Medicaid 615 48,685 92.8 90.4 - 95.2

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.