Baby fed only breastmilk in hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 928 46,953 54.9 50.2 - 59.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 506 33,620 59.9 54.4 - 65.4
Non-Hispanic Black 154 4,373 51.1 34.7 - 67.5
Non-Hispanic Other 72 3,143 51.6 34.9 - 68.2
Hispanic 196 5,818 39.4 28.0 - 50.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 257 2,148 52.4 34.6 - 70.2
20-24 years old 131 10,170 59.0 48.1 - 69.9
25-34 years old 388 26,432 55.8 49.6 - 62.0
35 years old or more 152 8,204 48.7 38.4 - 58.9
Education
Less than high school 220 4,650 39.8 26.8 - 52.8
High school graduate 205 10,333 53.5 43.0 - 64.0
More than high school 499 31,965 58.9 53.3 - 64.4
Marital Status
Married 457 30,430 58.0 52.4 - 63.6
Not Married 471 16,523 49.9 41.8 - 58.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 492 31,090 60.7 55.0 - 66.4
On Medicaid 436 15,863 46.2 38.5 - 53.9

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.