Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,141 36,223 39.6 36.2 - 43.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 321 14,277 47.9 41.7 - 54.1
Non-Hispanic Black 247 6,079 36.5 28.6 - 44.4
Non-Hispanic Other 194 4,626 31.2 23.2 - 39.2
Hispanic 379 11,242 37.4 31.5 - 43.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 41 338 18.0 1.3 - 34.7
20-24 years old 183 5,491 36.1 27.7 - 44.5
25-34 years old 628 20,734 39.8 35.2 - 44.4
35 years old or more 289 9,660 43.5 36.5 - 50.5
Education
Less than high school 208 4,684 30.6 22.6 - 38.6
High school graduate 259 5,808 28.3 21.6 - 35.1
More than high school 674 25,732 46.3 41.8 - 50.8
Marital Status
Married 677 23,584 42.8 38.3 - 47.2
Not Married 464 12,640 34.9 29.5 - 40.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 611 24,882 50.1 45.3 - 54.8
On Medicaid 529 11,342 27.3 22.6 - 32.0

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.