Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,432 88,460 83.1 79.9 - 86.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 735 58,530 81.0 77.0 - 84.9
Non-Hispanic Black 268 8,766 86.5 74.1 - 98.9
Non-Hispanic Other 100 5,083 80.8 67.7 - 93.9
Hispanic 329 16,082 90.7 84.7 - 96.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 544 7,428 90.3 80.2 - 100
20-24 years old 157 15,657 82.6 74.3 - 90.9
25-34 years old 516 46,452 81.8 77.3 - 86.3
35 years old or more 215 18,923 84.2 78.0 - 90.4
Education
Less than high school 413 16,262 86.8 78.4 - 95.2
High school graduate 311 19,007 91.0 85.6 - 96.5
More than high school 699 52,494 79.4 75.2 - 83.6
Marital Status
Married 609 47,584 79.3 74.9 - 83.7
Not Married 823 40,876 88.1 83.5 - 92.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 675 49,360 80.2 75.9 - 84.5
On Medicaid 757 39,101 87.2 82.4 - 92.0

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.