Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,341 79,011 74.6 71.8 - 77.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 371 19,498 57.7 51.9 - 63.5
Non-Hispanic Black 286 17,230 89.6 84.8 - 94.3
Non-Hispanic Other 222 12,614 73.4 66.2 - 80.6
Hispanic 462 29,670 83.2 79.1 - 87.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 2,813 78.6 63.6 - 93.6
20-24 years old 229 15,162 80.3 73.9 - 86.6
25-34 years old 716 43,924 75.0 71.1 - 78.8
35 years old or more 337 17,112 69.0 62.8 - 75.2
Education
Less than high school 276 16,461 83.0 77.2 - 88.7
High school graduate 306 19,767 81.8 76.4 - 87.2
More than high school 758 42,783 69.2 65.2 - 73.1
Marital Status
Married 784 42,599 67.2 63.2 - 71.2
Not Married 557 36,413 85.7 82.0 - 89.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 686 35,687 65.2 60.9 - 69.6
On Medicaid 654 43,202 84.6 81.2 - 88.1

This report excludes respondents who did not go for prenatal care.

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.