Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 774 45,454 54.1 49.7 - 58.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 517 30,273 54.8 49.5 - 60.0
Non-Hispanic Black 63 4,210 56.7 40.0 - 73.5
Non-Hispanic Other 83 3,604 43.3 29.6 - 57.1
Hispanic 111 7,367 56.9 44.9 - 68.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 39 3,660 62.7 44.6 - 80.7
20-24 years old 122 8,250 58.0 46.9 - 69.0
25-34 years old 448 25,063 53.0 47.2 - 58.7
35 years old or more 165 8,480 51.2 41.6 - 60.8
Education
Less than high school 91 6,484 56.8 43.2 - 70.3
High school graduate 123 10,033 64.8 54.5 - 75.2
More than high school 559 28,937 50.9 45.8 - 56.1
Marital Status
Married 524 28,518 52.3 47.0 - 57.5
Not Married 250 16,936 57.6 49.8 - 65.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 516 27,171 50.9 45.6 - 56.3
On Medicaid 258 18,283 59.7 52.1 - 67.4

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.