Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,924 69,489 38.2 35.5 - 40.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 819 45,187 51.7 47.6 - 55.9
Non-Hispanic Black 335 7,444 26.5 20.0 - 33.0
Non-Hispanic Other 244 4,857 26.2 19.0 - 33.4
Hispanic 526 12,001 25.0 20.4 - 29.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 111 4,056 33.1 20.7 - 45.5
20-24 years old 328 11,445 33.7 27.2 - 40.2
25-34 years old 1,064 40,674 41.0 37.4 - 44.6
35 years old or more 421 13,314 36.4 30.6 - 42.2
Education
Less than high school 346 11,083 33.5 26.7 - 40.3
High school graduate 388 10,273 27.5 21.8 - 33.1
More than high school 1,186 48,120 43.3 39.9 - 46.8
Marital Status
Married 1,158 45,652 42.4 39.0 - 45.9
Not Married 766 23,837 32.0 27.7 - 36.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,049 43,022 43.5 39.9 - 47.2
On Medicaid 875 26,467 31.8 27.8 - 35.8

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.