Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,362 165,744 92.2 90.7 - 93.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 947 81,399 93.4 91.4 - 95.5
Non-Hispanic Black 447 23,722 90.7 85.9 - 95.5
Non-Hispanic Other 291 19,341 90.3 85.9 - 94.8
Hispanic 677 41,282 91.7 88.7 - 94.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 445 9,403 94.6 90.1 - 99.2
20-24 years old 333 29,851 92.7 89.3 - 96.1
25-34 years old 1,076 89,524 92.7 90.6 - 94.8
35 years old or more 508 36,966 90.2 86.7 - 93.7
Education
Less than high school 517 28,314 90.3 86.4 - 94.3
High school graduate 483 31,617 90.8 87.0 - 94.6
More than high school 1,357 105,168 93.2 91.3 - 95.0
Marital Status
Married 1,262 97,846 92.2 90.3 - 94.1
Not Married 1,100 67,899 92.3 89.8 - 94.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,209 94,508 93.5 91.8 - 95.3
On Medicaid 1,153 71,236 90.6 88.0 - 93.2

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.