Hospital gave breastfeeding information

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 934 81,088 94.5 92.4 - 96.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 508 53,043 94.2 91.4 - 96.9
Non-Hispanic Black 154 8,512 99.4 98.8 - 100
Non-Hispanic Other 73 5,921 96.9 91.5 - 100
Hispanic 199 13,612 92.0 85.7 - 98.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 259 3,778 91.9 81.1 - 100
20-24 years old 131 16,291 94.6 89.4 - 99.7
25-34 years old 389 44,312 93.5 90.4 - 96.7
35 years old or more 155 16,708 97.9 95.2 - 100
Education
Less than high school 222 10,968 93.7 87.1 - 100
High school graduate 206 17,427 91.2 85.3 - 97.1
More than high school 502 52,442 95.8 93.6 - 98.1
Marital Status
Married 460 49,721 94.5 91.8 - 97.2
Not Married 474 31,367 94.6 91.0 - 98.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 494 48,788 95.4 92.9 - 97.9
On Medicaid 440 32,300 93.3 89.4 - 97.1

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.