Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,171 28,728 30.4 27.1 - 33.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 339 11,496 38.7 32.6 - 44.8
Non-Hispanic Black 263 4,545 25.2 17.9 - 32.5
Non-Hispanic Other 199 4,497 28.6 20.7 - 36.4
Hispanic 370 8,191 26.3 20.9 - 31.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 48 690 15.2 1.4 - 29.1
20-24 years old 201 5,312 29.9 22.3 - 37.6
25-34 years old 643 15,480 29.8 25.4 - 34.1
35 years old or more 279 7,246 35.6 28.5 - 42.6
Education
Less than high school 203 3,782 21.5 14.5 - 28.5
High school graduate 236 5,658 28.7 21.7 - 35.8
More than high school 731 19,287 33.7 29.4 - 37.9
Marital Status
Married 718 19,909 34.3 30.1 - 38.6
Not Married 453 8,819 24.1 19.1 - 29.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 582 15,575 34.5 29.7 - 39.3
On Medicaid 589 13,153 26.6 22.2 - 31.0

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.