Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 757 43,233 50.1 45.7 - 54.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 516 35,240 57.0 51.8 - 62.2
Non-Hispanic Black 62 2,267 33.5 18.2 - 48.9
Non-Hispanic Other 59 1,775 43.5 24.9 - 62.1
Hispanic 120 3,951 29.0 18.8 - 39.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 2,570 49.7 29.2 - 70.1
20-24 years old 129 7,266 42.7 32.1 - 53.3
25-34 years old 443 25,850 53.6 47.8 - 59.3
35 years old or more 142 7,547 47.8 37.8 - 57.7
Education
Less than high school 91 5,241 42.4 28.9 - 55.8
High school graduate 136 5,592 36.5 26.3 - 46.7
More than high school 529 32,400 55.6 50.4 - 60.7
Marital Status
Married 495 28,650 53.5 48.2 - 58.9
Not Married 262 14,583 44.5 36.9 - 52.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 492 30,283 54.9 49.6 - 60.2
On Medicaid 265 12,950 41.6 33.9 - 49.3

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.