Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,148 22,993 23.1 20.1 - 26.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 305 8,120 29.9 23.7 - 36.1
Non-Hispanic Black 254 3,406 17.0 11.2 - 22.9
Non-Hispanic Other 177 2,712 18.3 11.3 - 25.3
Hispanic 412 8,756 23.3 18.3 - 28.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 64 1,217 19.0 7.8 - 30.3
20-24 years old 217 4,136 19.6 13.4 - 25.8
25-34 years old 599 12,159 23.5 19.4 - 27.7
35 years old or more 268 5,481 26.9 19.9 - 33.8
Education
Less than high school 212 4,307 20.0 13.6 - 26.4
High school graduate 267 3,881 15.6 10.4 - 20.7
More than high school 668 14,806 27.9 23.6 - 32.2
Marital Status
Married 633 14,782 26.5 22.3 - 30.7
Not Married 515 8,212 18.7 14.5 - 22.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 599 13,813 27.3 22.8 - 31.7
On Medicaid 549 9,180 18.8 14.8 - 22.8

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.