Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,341 90,053 79.9 77.2 - 82.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 348 17,972 60.3 54.0 - 66.5
Non-Hispanic Black 309 21,145 92.6 89.0 - 96.1
Non-Hispanic Other 219 13,885 72.9 65.6 - 80.1
Hispanic 465 37,050 90.3 87.1 - 93.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 72 6,909 97.9 93.9 - 100
20-24 years old 257 20,352 85.7 80.4 - 90.9
25-34 years old 702 46,474 78.6 74.9 - 82.3
35 years old or more 310 16,317 71.5 65.1 - 78.0
Education
Less than high school 263 23,214 92.7 88.9 - 96.5
High school graduate 322 23,534 82.0 76.9 - 87.1
More than high school 753 43,086 73.3 69.3 - 77.3
Marital Status
Married 729 44,064 71.4 67.3 - 75.4
Not Married 612 45,989 90.2 87.3 - 93.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 679 39,602 70.2 65.9 - 74.4
On Medicaid 662 50,451 89.6 86.7 - 92.4

This report excludes respondents who did not go for prenatal care.

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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.