Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,091 47,317 56.3 51.6 - 61.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 553 35,529 65.7 60.4 - 71.0
Non-Hispanic Black 183 3,964 54.8 34.1 - 75.5
Non-Hispanic Other 81 2,695 46.9 29.7 - 64.2
Hispanic 274 5,129 30.2 20.6 - 39.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 385 2,509 42.7 26.0 - 59.4
20-24 years old 109 7,927 58.5 46.5 - 70.6
25-34 years old 425 27,036 58.1 51.8 - 64.4
35 years old or more 172 9,845 54.4 44.2 - 64.7
Education
Less than high school 286 3,441 25.1 14.5 - 35.7
High school graduate 223 7,574 50.0 38.3 - 61.6
More than high school 577 35,668 65.4 60.0 - 70.8
Marital Status
Married 511 28,898 58.6 52.8 - 64.4
Not Married 580 18,419 53.0 45.2 - 60.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 554 30,891 60.4 54.6 - 66.1
On Medicaid 537 16,426 49.9 42.0 - 57.9

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.