Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,877 62,623 33.9 31.3 - 36.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 805 39,438 45.8 41.6 - 50.0
Non-Hispanic Black 312 4,800 18.6 12.9 - 24.3
Non-Hispanic Other 235 4,419 22.5 15.7 - 29.3
Hispanic 525 13,967 26.4 21.6 - 31.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 105 2,294 20.9 11.4 - 30.5
20-24 years old 330 10,724 29.7 23.6 - 35.9
25-34 years old 1,027 37,227 36.0 32.4 - 39.6
35 years old or more 415 12,379 36.2 30.0 - 42.4
Education
Less than high school 303 6,162 19.6 14.0 - 25.2
High school graduate 394 10,780 25.7 20.2 - 31.3
More than high school 1,173 45,432 41.1 37.6 - 44.5
Marital Status
Married 1,130 42,759 38.0 34.6 - 41.5
Not Married 747 19,864 27.6 23.4 - 31.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,097 42,936 40.1 36.6 - 43.7
On Medicaid 780 19,687 25.4 21.5 - 29.3

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.