Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 729 39,630 46.7 42.1 - 51.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 500 31,318 53.1 47.7 - 58.4
Non-Hispanic Black 58 1,394 24.0 8.5 - 39.5
Non-Hispanic Other 58 1,706 35.3 18.6 - 52.0
Hispanic 113 5,211 34.2 23.3 - 45.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 41 1,077 23.6 6.9 - 40.3
20-24 years old 113 6,588 44.0 32.6 - 55.5
25-34 years old 428 25,067 48.6 42.8 - 54.4
35 years old or more 147 6,898 50.0 39.2 - 60.8
Education
Less than high school 91 1,856 18.7 7.6 - 29.9
High school graduate 127 6,899 40.7 29.8 - 51.5
More than high school 505 30,626 53.2 48.0 - 58.5
Marital Status
Married 497 27,978 49.3 43.9 - 54.7
Not Married 232 11,652 41.4 33.1 - 49.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 498 29,123 51.7 46.3 - 57.2
On Medicaid 231 10,506 36.7 28.7 - 44.7

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.