Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,086 168,581 94.3 93.0 - 95.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 830 80,955 93.7 91.6 - 95.8
Non-Hispanic Black 401 24,808 97.2 95.1 - 99.4
Non-Hispanic Other 268 19,958 95.2 92.0 - 98.5
Hispanic 587 42,859 93.5 90.7 - 96.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 300 5,394 90.1 81.0 - 99.2
20-24 years old 319 30,975 93.6 90.2 - 97.1
25-34 years old 1,025 94,833 94.5 92.7 - 96.3
35 years old or more 442 37,378 95.2 92.8 - 97.6
Education
Less than high school 434 25,564 93.3 89.6 - 97.1
High school graduate 470 36,716 91.2 87.7 - 94.8
More than high school 1,178 106,050 95.7 94.2 - 97.2
Marital Status
Married 1,141 102,184 94.4 92.7 - 96.1
Not Married 945 66,397 94.3 92.1 - 96.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,109 96,709 95.3 93.7 - 96.9
On Medicaid 976 71,749 93.0 90.8 - 95.3

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.