Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,377 87,009 79.8 77.2 - 82.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 385 20,986 63.9 58.2 - 69.6
Non-Hispanic Black 325 20,877 92.6 89.1 - 96.1
Non-Hispanic Other 236 12,833 69.5 62.2 - 76.7
Hispanic 431 32,313 91.9 88.9 - 94.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 5,513 95.0 88.3 - 100
20-24 years old 231 16,889 83.6 77.8 - 89.3
25-34 years old 751 46,619 78.3 74.7 - 81.9
35 years old or more 336 17,988 76.5 70.8 - 82.2
Education
Less than high school 261 19,637 87.2 82.3 - 92.1
High school graduate 289 20,088 88.2 83.5 - 92.9
More than high school 825 47,125 74.1 70.4 - 77.8
Marital Status
Married 810 45,617 71.8 68.0 - 75.6
Not Married 567 41,393 90.9 88.1 - 93.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 672 37,244 72.1 67.9 - 76.3
On Medicaid 705 49,766 86.7 83.6 - 89.8

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.