Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,167 26,256 27.4 24.2 - 30.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 303 9,947 38.9 32.4 - 45.4
Non-Hispanic Black 273 5,177 24.3 17.3 - 31.3
Non-Hispanic Other 185 3,082 21.3 14.0 - 28.6
Hispanic 406 8,050 23.4 18.4 - 28.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 68 1,486 21.0 7.4 - 34.6
20-24 years old 199 4,179 24.7 17.5 - 31.9
25-34 years old 621 14,824 29.1 24.8 - 33.4
35 years old or more 279 5,768 27.7 21.1 - 34.4
Education
Less than high school 255 5,842 28.2 21.2 - 35.2
High school graduate 252 4,681 21.2 15.0 - 27.4
More than high school 657 15,720 29.8 25.5 - 34.1
Marital Status
Married 663 17,002 31.4 27.1 - 35.7
Not Married 504 9,254 22.2 17.6 - 26.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 557 12,739 29.2 24.5 - 33.8
On Medicaid 610 13,517 26.0 21.6 - 30.3

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.