Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,337 180,103 80.0 77.9 - 82.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,032 78,906 72.9 69.5 - 76.2
Non-Hispanic Black 411 29,261 87.8 83.3 - 92.4
Non-Hispanic Other 283 18,136 74.4 68.1 - 80.8
Hispanic 611 53,800 90.8 88.0 - 93.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 151 15,871 93.2 87.8 - 98.6
20-24 years old 415 39,457 87.6 83.7 - 91.5
25-34 years old 1,265 95,876 78.3 75.4 - 81.1
35 years old or more 506 28,899 71.0 65.8 - 76.2
Education
Less than high school 424 39,352 89.1 85.1 - 93.0
High school graduate 517 45,167 84.3 80.4 - 88.2
More than high school 1,384 94,838 74.9 72.0 - 77.7
Marital Status
Married 1,362 97,435 73.6 70.6 - 76.5
Not Married 975 82,668 89.1 86.5 - 91.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,319 91,178 72.4 69.4 - 75.4
On Medicaid 1,018 88,925 89.5 87.1 - 92.0

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.