Prenatal care counseling about breastfeeding

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,537 162,888 77.2 75.0 - 79.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,023 73,480 69.9 66.4 - 73.4
Non-Hispanic Black 511 27,215 90.9 87.3 - 94.6
Non-Hispanic Other 315 17,961 74.4 68.0 - 80.7
Hispanic 688 44,233 85.3 81.8 - 88.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 424 7,401 83.7 74.5 - 92.8
20-24 years old 394 33,164 81.4 76.4 - 86.4
25-34 years old 1,191 89,997 77.9 75.0 - 80.9
35 years old or more 528 32,326 70.3 65.3 - 75.4
Education
Less than high school 597 30,261 84.1 79.4 - 88.9
High school graduate 583 40,380 82.5 78.2 - 86.9
More than high school 1,351 92,220 73.3 70.3 - 76.2
Marital Status
Married 1,332 89,659 70.7 67.7 - 73.8
Not Married 1,205 73,230 86.9 84.0 - 89.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,275 81,894 71.1 67.9 - 74.3
On Medicaid 1,261 80,872 84.5 81.5 - 87.4

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.