Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,152 87,492 94.2 92.5 - 95.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 322 27,911 92.9 89.7 - 96.1
Non-Hispanic Black 247 16,296 96.1 93.0 - 99.3
Non-Hispanic Other 195 14,038 94.5 90.5 - 98.5
Hispanic 388 29,247 94.2 91.4 - 97.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 41 1,616 86.2 69.4 - 100
20-24 years old 188 14,684 92.6 88.2 - 97.1
25-34 years old 636 50,521 95.3 93.4 - 97.3
35 years old or more 287 20,671 93.1 89.5 - 96.8
Education
Less than high school 212 14,596 93.1 88.8 - 97.4
High school graduate 264 19,289 91.3 87.1 - 95.5
More than high school 676 53,607 95.6 93.7 - 97.4
Marital Status
Married 681 52,462 94.3 92.2 - 96.4
Not Married 471 35,030 93.9 91.3 - 96.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 615 47,921 95.2 93.2 - 97.3
On Medicaid 536 39,449 92.9 90.2 - 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.