Baby stayed in same room at hospital

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,867 126,645 69.2 66.6 - 71.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 796 60,454 71.0 67.3 - 74.8
Non-Hispanic Black 307 17,269 68.6 61.8 - 75.3
Non-Hispanic Other 235 13,280 67.3 59.8 - 74.8
Hispanic 529 35,642 67.1 62.2 - 72.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 105 7,859 71.7 61.0 - 82.3
20-24 years old 325 24,304 68.1 61.9 - 74.3
25-34 years old 1,026 73,355 71.2 67.9 - 74.5
35 years old or more 411 21,128 63.2 57.1 - 69.3
Education
Less than high school 303 20,566 64.9 58.1 - 71.6
High school graduate 391 27,541 66.6 60.9 - 72.3
More than high school 1,166 78,309 71.5 68.3 - 74.7
Marital Status
Married 1,122 75,631 67.9 64.6 - 71.2
Not Married 745 51,014 71.1 67.0 - 75.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,089 75,521 71.4 68.2 - 74.7
On Medicaid 778 51,124 66.1 61.9 - 70.2

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.