Baby used a pacifier in the hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 932 47,521 55.4 50.7 - 60.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 507 31,493 56.0 50.4 - 61.6
Non-Hispanic Black 154 4,559 53.3 36.8 - 69.7
Non-Hispanic Other 73 3,255 52.0 35.5 - 68.4
Hispanic 198 8,214 55.6 44.1 - 67.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 259 2,698 65.6 48.5 - 82.8
20-24 years old 131 10,274 59.6 48.6 - 70.7
25-34 years old 387 24,826 52.6 46.3 - 58.9
35 years old or more 155 9,723 56.3 46.2 - 66.3
Education
Less than high school 221 6,566 56.2 43.1 - 69.2
High school graduate 206 12,143 62.9 52.6 - 73.1
More than high school 501 28,567 52.4 46.7 - 58.0
Marital Status
Married 459 27,553 52.5 46.8 - 58.2
Not Married 473 19,968 59.9 51.9 - 67.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 493 26,176 51.1 45.3 - 57.0
On Medicaid 439 21,345 61.7 54.1 - 69.2

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.