Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,069 83,177 47.0 44.2 - 49.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 827 47,897 55.7 51.5 - 59.9
Non-Hispanic Black 401 10,452 41.4 33.6 - 49.2
Non-Hispanic Other 266 7,769 37.1 29.4 - 44.8
Hispanic 575 17,059 38.1 32.6 - 43.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 298 2,486 41.6 27.0 - 56.2
20-24 years old 314 15,661 48.3 41.1 - 55.5
25-34 years old 1,016 47,166 47.4 43.6 - 51.3
35 years old or more 441 17,864 45.7 39.8 - 51.7
Education
Less than high school 428 9,334 34.6 27.3 - 41.9
High school graduate 464 16,140 40.5 34.2 - 46.9
More than high school 1,173 57,697 52.5 48.9 - 56.1
Marital Status
Married 1,134 54,014 50.2 46.6 - 53.8
Not Married 935 29,163 42.1 37.2 - 46.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,103 55,972 55.5 51.7 - 59.2
On Medicaid 965 27,205 35.9 31.4 - 40.3

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.