Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,072 75,409 42.5 39.8 - 45.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 825 38,994 45.5 41.2 - 49.7
Non-Hispanic Black 399 8,984 35.8 28.4 - 43.3
Non-Hispanic Other 263 8,427 40.5 32.7 - 48.2
Hispanic 585 19,004 41.7 36.2 - 47.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 300 3,292 55.0 40.7 - 69.2
20-24 years old 317 15,375 46.7 39.6 - 53.8
25-34 years old 1,015 41,056 41.4 37.6 - 45.1
35 years old or more 440 15,687 40.1 34.3 - 46.0
Education
Less than high school 426 11,424 42.8 35.4 - 50.2
High school graduate 469 19,604 48.5 42.2 - 54.8
More than high school 1,173 44,136 40.2 36.7 - 43.7
Marital Status
Married 1,132 43,598 40.7 37.2 - 44.2
Not Married 940 31,812 45.4 40.6 - 50.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,101 40,125 39.8 36.2 - 43.5
On Medicaid 970 35,162 46.0 41.6 - 50.5

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.