Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,401 175,143 80.7 78.7 - 82.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,088 80,342 75.0 71.9 - 78.1
Non-Hispanic Black 423 29,388 91.5 87.8 - 95.2
Non-Hispanic Other 328 20,238 73.3 67.4 - 79.3
Hispanic 562 45,175 90.0 86.8 - 93.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 117 13,050 95.1 90.4 - 99.7
20-24 years old 409 34,519 84.7 80.2 - 89.1
25-34 years old 1,330 93,127 78.9 76.1 - 81.7
35 years old or more 545 34,446 77.5 73.0 - 82.0
Education
Less than high school 411 36,717 87.9 83.8 - 92.1
High school graduate 486 37,797 86.4 82.4 - 90.4
More than high school 1,498 100,212 76.5 73.8 - 79.2
Marital Status
Married 1,457 97,711 75.0 72.3 - 77.8
Not Married 944 77,432 89.3 86.7 - 91.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,322 88,981 75.5 72.6 - 78.4
On Medicaid 1,079 86,162 86.9 84.3 - 89.5

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.