Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2005

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,167 26,602 23.0 19.9 - 26.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 809 23,410 28.5 24.6 - 32.4
Non-Hispanic Black 121 1,264 11.3 3.2 - 19.3
Non-Hispanic Other 66 551 9.8 0.6 - 19.0
Hispanic 171 1,376 8.3 3.1 - 13.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 79 3,319 38.5 23.5 - 53.5
20-24 years old 207 9,024 44.1 35.3 - 52.8
25-34 years old 627 10,211 16.5 12.9 - 20.1
35 years old or more 254 4,047 16.4 10.7 - 22.1
Education
Less than high school 167 6,060 35.5 25.7 - 45.2
High school graduate 246 9,360 37.0 29.2 - 44.7
More than high school 741 11,181 15.6 12.3 - 18.8
Marital Status
Married 795 12,521 15.8 12.6 - 18.9
Not Married 372 14,081 38.8 32.2 - 45.5
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 761 13,318 18.1 14.6 - 21.5
On Medicaid 406 13,283 31.7 25.8 - 37.6

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.