Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,024 88,134 81.7 78.7 - 84.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 703 59,356 80.0 76.3 - 83.6
Non-Hispanic Black 98 8,511 88.9 79.7 - 98.0
Non-Hispanic Other 92 7,405 81.1 71.0 - 91.2
Hispanic 131 12,862 85.7 77.7 - 93.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 58 7,538 95.1 88.6 - 100
20-24 years old 178 17,629 85.7 79.0 - 92.5
25-34 years old 579 46,508 79.5 75.3 - 83.6
35 years old or more 209 16,458 78.7 71.6 - 85.7
Education
Less than high school 150 17,080 88.8 82.0 - 95.6
High school graduate 197 17,708 84.4 77.8 - 91.0
More than high school 673 53,087 78.7 74.9 - 82.6
Marital Status
Married 647 52,095 78.1 74.2 - 82.1
Not Married 377 36,039 87.4 82.9 - 91.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 650 51,737 78.2 74.2 - 82.2
On Medicaid 374 36,396 87.2 82.8 - 91.6

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.