Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,205 30,453 25.6 22.4 - 28.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 915 25,923 28.5 24.8 - 32.3
Non-Hispanic Black 128 2,018 18.2 8.6 - 27.8
Non-Hispanic Other 56 1,005 17.8 4.2 - 31.3
Hispanic 106 1,507 13.4 4.9 - 21.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 71 4,453 50.3 34.8 - 65.7
20-24 years old 207 8,512 38.5 30.0 - 46.9
25-34 years old 656 13,460 21.2 17.2 - 25.1
35 years old or more 271 4,028 16.6 10.8 - 22.4
Education
Less than high school 160 6,497 35.5 25.8 - 45.3
High school graduate 320 11,657 36.7 29.6 - 43.8
More than high school 706 11,877 17.8 14.3 - 21.4
Marital Status
Married 862 14,189 17.0 13.9 - 20.2
Not Married 343 16,264 45.7 38.7 - 52.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 847 16,092 19.8 16.3 - 23.2
On Medicaid 358 14,361 38.2 31.6 - 44.9

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.