Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,248 32,334 34.4 31.2 - 37.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 387 14,993 46.7 40.9 - 52.5
Non-Hispanic Black 259 5,600 30.4 22.9 - 37.9
Non-Hispanic Other 205 3,601 23.1 16.1 - 30.1
Hispanic 397 8,141 29.3 23.6 - 34.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 677 17.6 5.7 - 29.5
20-24 years old 223 4,716 25.3 18.4 - 32.2
25-34 years old 640 17,650 35.9 31.4 - 40.4
35 years old or more 327 9,292 41.7 34.8 - 48.6
Education
Less than high school 223 4,158 24.3 17.3 - 31.3
High school graduate 256 4,974 25.5 18.6 - 32.4
More than high school 769 23,202 40.4 36.2 - 44.7
Marital Status
Married 737 21,850 39.0 34.8 - 43.3
Not Married 511 10,484 27.6 22.6 - 32.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 647 21,237 43.2 38.5 - 47.8
On Medicaid 601 11,097 24.8 20.4 - 29.1

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.