Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2002

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,194 27,562 23.3 20.2 - 26.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 898 23,838 26.6 22.9 - 30.3
Non-Hispanic Black 128 1,601 14.7 6.4 - 23.1
Non-Hispanic Other 48 999 22.7 5.8 - 39.6
Hispanic 120 1,123 8.6 2.7 - 14.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 65 2,866 35.4 20.6 - 50.2
20-24 years old 200 7,206 32.5 24.3 - 40.8
25-34 years old 673 14,097 22.0 18.0 - 26.0
35 years old or more 256 3,392 14.3 8.9 - 19.7
Education
Less than high school 133 5,417 30.8 20.6 - 40.9
High school graduate 338 12,471 37.3 30.7 - 43.9
More than high school 704 9,640 14.7 11.5 - 18.0
Marital Status
Married 889 17,099 19.5 16.2 - 22.8
Not Married 305 10,463 34.4 27.2 - 41.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 858 15,895 19.1 15.7 - 22.4
On Medicaid 336 11,667 33.6 26.9 - 40.3

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.