Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,947 72,506 40.6 37.9 - 43.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 858 43,771 51.3 47.3 - 55.3
Non-Hispanic Black 327 7,093 27.9 20.9 - 34.9
Non-Hispanic Other 282 8,676 36.1 28.8 - 43.3
Hispanic 480 12,966 29.5 24.3 - 34.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 88 3,816 36.7 23.6 - 49.8
20-24 years old 322 13,094 41.2 34.5 - 47.9
25-34 years old 1,093 41,987 42.1 38.5 - 45.7
35 years old or more 444 13,609 36.8 31.1 - 42.6
Education
Less than high school 295 9,693 33.1 26.0 - 40.3
High school graduate 360 13,021 37.2 30.9 - 43.5
More than high school 1,290 49,792 43.6 40.2 - 46.9
Marital Status
Married 1,244 49,253 43.7 40.3 - 47.1
Not Married 703 23,253 35.2 30.6 - 39.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,100 44,104 44.7 41.1 - 48.4
On Medicaid 847 28,402 35.4 31.4 - 39.5

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.