Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,339 79,652 44.7 41.9 - 47.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 940 50,522 58.6 54.6 - 62.6
Non-Hispanic Black 442 9,564 37.3 28.9 - 45.6
Non-Hispanic Other 286 6,296 29.5 22.3 - 36.7
Hispanic 671 13,270 29.6 24.5 - 34.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 443 3,185 32.8 21.4 - 44.1
20-24 years old 332 12,643 39.3 32.5 - 46.1
25-34 years old 1,065 44,686 46.7 42.8 - 50.5
35 years old or more 499 19,137 47.4 41.4 - 53.4
Education
Less than high school 509 7,598 24.7 18.6 - 30.8
High school graduate 479 12,548 36.2 29.6 - 42.8
More than high school 1,346 58,871 52.6 49.2 - 56.0
Marital Status
Married 1,248 50,748 48.2 44.6 - 51.8
Not Married 1,091 28,903 39.7 35.1 - 44.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,201 52,129 51.9 48.2 - 55.7
On Medicaid 1,138 27,523 35.4 31.2 - 39.7

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.