Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,265 86,585 91.1 89.1 - 93.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 390 30,037 92.5 89.4 - 95.6
Non-Hispanic Black 263 16,938 89.6 84.3 - 94.8
Non-Hispanic Other 210 13,801 88.1 82.5 - 93.7
Hispanic 402 25,809 92.2 88.9 - 95.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 3,406 88.6 77.5 - 99.6
20-24 years old 224 16,951 90.9 86.3 - 95.5
25-34 years old 648 45,671 92.0 89.3 - 94.6
35 years old or more 335 20,556 89.8 85.5 - 94.1
Education
Less than high school 229 15,363 88.2 82.9 - 93.6
High school graduate 260 17,583 89.5 84.5 - 94.4
More than high school 776 53,639 92.5 90.2 - 94.8
Marital Status
Married 748 51,166 90.7 88.0 - 93.3
Not Married 517 35,419 91.7 88.7 - 94.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 652 45,019 90.9 88.1 - 93.7
On Medicaid 613 41,566 91.3 88.4 - 94.2

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.