Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,473 84,572 77.4 74.7 - 80.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 421 23,331 65.9 60.6 - 71.1
Non-Hispanic Black 323 19,166 89.8 85.3 - 94.3
Non-Hispanic Other 255 13,877 71.0 64.2 - 77.9
Hispanic 474 28,198 85.4 81.4 - 89.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 3,756 81.6 69.7 - 93.5
20-24 years old 267 18,318 83.2 77.9 - 88.5
25-34 years old 756 44,429 77.6 73.9 - 81.2
35 years old or more 381 18,069 71.1 65.2 - 77.0
Education
Less than high school 299 18,662 84.4 79.2 - 89.5
High school graduate 311 18,069 77.2 71.2 - 83.2
More than high school 862 47,841 75.3 71.8 - 78.7
Marital Status
Married 842 45,176 70.6 66.9 - 74.4
Not Married 631 39,395 86.8 83.4 - 90.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 744 39,449 71.6 67.7 - 75.6
On Medicaid 729 45,123 83.2 79.8 - 86.6

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.