Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,959 170,577 95.3 94.0 - 96.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 861 82,457 96.4 94.8 - 97.9
Non-Hispanic Black 331 24,098 95.3 91.6 - 99.0
Non-Hispanic Other 281 22,754 94.6 91.4 - 97.8
Hispanic 486 41,268 93.4 90.6 - 96.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 9,589 92.3 85.3 - 99.4
20-24 years old 323 30,208 94.8 91.8 - 97.9
25-34 years old 1,099 95,345 95.4 93.9 - 97.0
35 years old or more 449 35,435 96.0 93.4 - 98.5
Education
Less than high school 301 26,836 90.9 86.6 - 95.1
High school graduate 362 32,996 94.3 91.4 - 97.2
More than high school 1,294 110,497 96.7 95.4 - 97.9
Marital Status
Married 1,250 108,390 96.0 94.6 - 97.3
Not Married 709 62,187 94.0 91.7 - 96.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,105 95,570 96.8 95.5 - 98.1
On Medicaid 854 75,007 93.3 91.2 - 95.5

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.