Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,379 90,431 81.8 79.3 - 84.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 360 18,059 60.8 54.8 - 66.8
Non-Hispanic Black 333 22,970 93.4 89.9 - 96.9
Non-Hispanic Other 222 12,611 73.1 65.9 - 80.3
Hispanic 464 36,791 94.3 91.9 - 96.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 82 8,460 96.6 91.6 - 100
20-24 years old 228 16,656 87.7 82.7 - 92.7
25-34 years old 747 47,455 79.3 75.8 - 82.8
35 years old or more 322 17,861 77.7 71.9 - 83.4
Education
Less than high school 329 24,292 93.8 90.8 - 96.8
High school graduate 294 21,648 86.7 82.1 - 91.4
More than high school 753 44,366 74.5 70.6 - 78.3
Marital Status
Married 764 44,490 72.4 68.6 - 76.2
Not Married 615 45,941 93.5 91.1 - 95.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 637 34,653 71.8 67.5 - 76.2
On Medicaid 742 55,779 89.5 86.9 - 92.1

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.