Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,935 171,539 93.9 92.5 - 95.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 820 83,146 95.1 93.4 - 96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 335 27,441 97.8 95.7 - 99.9
Non-Hispanic Other 247 17,187 91.9 87.4 - 96.5
Hispanic 533 43,765 90.1 87.0 - 93.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 112 12,001 97.8 94.4 - 100
20-24 years old 329 32,092 94.2 91.1 - 97.2
25-34 years old 1,068 93,364 93.9 92.1 - 95.6
35 years old or more 426 34,082 92.3 88.9 - 95.8
Education
Less than high school 354 30,790 91.8 88.0 - 95.6
High school graduate 389 35,171 93.7 90.8 - 96.6
More than high school 1,188 105,134 94.5 93.0 - 96.1
Marital Status
Married 1,160 101,296 94.0 92.4 - 95.7
Not Married 775 70,242 93.7 91.5 - 95.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,054 94,407 95.3 93.7 - 96.8
On Medicaid 881 77,132 92.2 90.0 - 94.4

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.