Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 778 80,583 95.8 93.9 - 97.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 521 53,853 96.5 94.5 - 98.5
Non-Hispanic Black 64 6,514 90.2 79.7 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 83 8,117 97.6 93.2 - 100
Hispanic 110 12,099 94.7 89.4 - 100
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 40 5,482 93.6 85.0 - 100
20-24 years old 121 13,332 95.3 90.3 - 100
25-34 years old 453 46,159 96.4 94.1 - 98.6
35 years old or more 164 15,609 95.3 90.8 - 99.8
Education
Less than high school 93 10,677 91.5 83.9 - 99.0
High school graduate 124 14,485 94.9 90.1 - 99.6
More than high school 560 55,185 96.9 95.1 - 98.8
Marital Status
Married 527 52,908 96.7 94.8 - 98.6
Not Married 251 27,675 94.1 90.2 - 98.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 519 52,141 97.5 95.8 - 99.1
On Medicaid 259 28,442 92.9 88.8 - 97.0

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.