Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,181 89,994 94.8 93.2 - 96.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 340 28,605 96.2 93.7 - 98.6
Non-Hispanic Black 267 17,584 97.4 94.4 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 198 14,637 93.1 88.7 - 97.4
Hispanic 376 29,168 92.9 89.6 - 96.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 48 4,106 90.7 79.1 - 100
20-24 years old 202 16,875 94.5 90.7 - 98.3
25-34 years old 646 49,187 94.6 92.4 - 96.7
35 years old or more 285 19,826 96.5 93.8 - 99.2
Education
Less than high school 208 16,160 90.5 85.4 - 95.5
High school graduate 238 18,510 93.9 90.3 - 97.5
More than high school 734 55,312 96.4 94.7 - 98.1
Marital Status
Married 723 55,482 95.3 93.4 - 97.2
Not Married 458 34,512 93.9 91.1 - 96.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 586 43,429 96.1 94.0 - 98.1
On Medicaid 595 46,565 93.6 91.2 - 96.0

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.