Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,344 83,463 46.8 44.0 - 49.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 941 42,143 48.6 44.5 - 52.6
Non-Hispanic Black 446 10,872 41.8 33.6 - 50.0
Non-Hispanic Other 283 9,382 45.0 37.2 - 52.8
Hispanic 674 21,067 47.0 41.5 - 52.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 443 6,886 70.5 60.4 - 80.6
20-24 years old 330 13,962 43.6 36.7 - 50.5
25-34 years old 1,069 45,016 46.8 43.0 - 50.7
35 years old or more 502 17,599 43.4 37.5 - 49.4
Education
Less than high school 511 18,648 60.5 53.7 - 67.3
High school graduate 479 16,687 48.0 41.3 - 54.6
More than high school 1,349 48,117 42.9 39.4 - 46.4
Marital Status
Married 1,249 48,664 46.3 42.8 - 49.8
Not Married 1,095 34,799 47.5 42.8 - 52.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,201 46,403 46.2 42.5 - 49.9
On Medicaid 1,143 37,060 47.5 43.2 - 51.9

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.