Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 760 81,339 94.2 92.1 - 96.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 517 58,912 95.3 93.0 - 97.5
Non-Hispanic Black 62 6,545 96.8 90.7 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 59 3,849 94.3 84.3 - 100
Hispanic 122 12,033 88.2 80.7 - 95.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 4,940 95.5 87.5 - 100
20-24 years old 129 16,033 94.2 89.3 - 99.0
25-34 years old 445 46,083 95.4 93.0 - 97.8
35 years old or more 143 14,284 90.3 83.9 - 96.7
Education
Less than high school 93 10,825 87.3 78.6 - 96.0
High school graduate 136 14,212 92.8 87.4 - 98.1
More than high school 530 56,000 96.1 94.0 - 98.1
Marital Status
Married 495 50,909 95.1 92.8 - 97.4
Not Married 265 30,430 92.8 88.8 - 96.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 494 52,892 95.9 93.7 - 98.0
On Medicaid 266 28,447 91.3 86.9 - 95.7

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.