Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 758 49,160 57.2 52.8 - 61.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 515 34,614 56.3 51.0 - 61.5
Non-Hispanic Black 62 4,800 71.0 56.4 - 85.7
Non-Hispanic Other 58 2,208 54.3 35.7 - 72.9
Hispanic 123 7,538 55.2 44.0 - 66.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 43 3,162 61.1 41.1 - 81.1
20-24 years old 130 9,743 57.2 46.5 - 67.8
25-34 years old 443 28,060 58.3 52.6 - 64.0
35 years old or more 142 8,196 52.3 42.4 - 62.3
Education
Less than high school 94 7,475 60.2 47.0 - 73.3
High school graduate 136 8,604 56.2 45.7 - 66.7
More than high school 527 33,081 57.1 51.9 - 62.2
Marital Status
Married 493 29,049 54.6 49.2 - 60.0
Not Married 265 20,111 61.3 53.8 - 68.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 493 31,416 57.3 52.0 - 62.6
On Medicaid 265 17,744 57.0 49.2 - 64.7

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.