Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,097 79,160 93.5 91.2 - 95.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 557 51,362 94.0 91.3 - 96.7
Non-Hispanic Black 184 6,785 93.8 83.3 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 81 5,539 96.5 90.7 - 100
Hispanic 275 15,473 90.9 84.9 - 96.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 387 5,997 98.5 97.6 - 99.3
20-24 years old 109 12,900 95.2 90.3 - 100
25-34 years old 428 43,853 93.5 90.2 - 96.8
35 years old or more 173 16,410 90.7 84.9 - 96.4
Education
Less than high school 288 12,952 93.0 87.2 - 98.8
High school graduate 223 14,033 92.6 86.6 - 98.5
More than high school 581 51,529 93.8 91.0 - 96.7
Marital Status
Married 514 46,680 94.0 91.2 - 96.8
Not Married 583 32,479 92.9 88.8 - 96.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 557 49,490 96.0 93.8 - 98.2
On Medicaid 540 29,670 89.6 84.8 - 94.4

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.