Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,905 173,032 80.2 78.1 - 82.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,156 81,862 76.0 72.8 - 79.2
Non-Hispanic Black 591 27,932 88.7 83.7 - 93.7
Non-Hispanic Other 355 18,960 73.4 67.3 - 79.5
Hispanic 803 44,279 87.3 83.9 - 90.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 613 11,184 87.2 79.4 - 94.9
20-24 years old 424 33,975 82.9 78.2 - 87.7
25-34 years old 1,272 90,881 79.7 76.8 - 82.6
35 years old or more 596 36,992 77.2 72.9 - 81.6
Education
Less than high school 712 34,924 85.5 80.8 - 90.2
High school graduate 622 37,075 83.7 79.6 - 87.9
More than high school 1,561 100,335 77.4 74.6 - 80.1
Marital Status
Married 1,451 92,761 74.8 71.9 - 77.7
Not Married 1,454 80,271 87.5 84.6 - 90.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,419 88,809 76.1 73.2 - 79.1
On Medicaid 1,486 84,223 85.0 82.1 - 87.8

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.