Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 996 90,050 80.0 76.9 - 83.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 684 60,933 77.7 73.8 - 81.5
Non-Hispanic Black 102 8,115 77.5 65.7 - 89.3
Non-Hispanic Other 64 4,251 80.1 67.0 - 93.2
Hispanic 146 16,751 91.7 86.3 - 97.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 79 8,962 89.8 81.1 - 98.5
20-24 years old 158 19,105 89.8 83.9 - 95.7
25-34 years old 563 49,401 78.0 73.7 - 82.3
35 years old or more 196 12,582 70.3 61.7 - 79.0
Education
Less than high school 161 16,138 84.3 76.7 - 91.9
High school graduate 195 21,633 86.9 80.9 - 92.9
More than high school 631 51,752 76.2 72.1 - 80.3
Marital Status
Married 633 53,371 75.5 71.3 - 79.6
Not Married 363 36,679 87.8 83.3 - 92.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 640 51,576 74.2 69.9 - 78.5
On Medicaid 356 38,474 89.5 85.3 - 93.7

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.