Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,918 77,883 43.0 40.3 - 45.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 814 41,291 47.6 43.4 - 51.7
Non-Hispanic Black 332 11,367 41.0 33.9 - 48.0
Non-Hispanic Other 242 6,155 33.7 26.0 - 41.3
Hispanic 530 19,070 39.6 34.4 - 44.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 112 5,136 41.9 29.2 - 54.5
20-24 years old 326 15,667 46.4 39.6 - 53.2
25-34 years old 1,058 42,791 43.4 39.8 - 47.0
35 years old or more 422 14,289 39.2 33.4 - 45.0
Education
Less than high school 348 13,852 42.3 35.3 - 49.2
High school graduate 387 16,936 45.3 39.2 - 51.4
More than high school 1,179 47,064 42.6 39.2 - 46.0
Marital Status
Married 1,150 42,633 39.9 36.6 - 43.3
Not Married 768 35,251 47.5 42.9 - 52.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,048 43,649 44.4 40.7 - 48.0
On Medicaid 870 34,234 41.4 37.3 - 45.6

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2012

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.