Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2006

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,584 40,714 17.5 15.6 - 19.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,197 29,416 24.5 21.3 - 27.6
Non-Hispanic Black 522 4,306 11.8 7.5 - 16.0
Non-Hispanic Other 232 1,193 6.4 2.3 - 10.5
Hispanic 633 5,799 10.2 7.3 - 13.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 167 3,574 22.2 12.9 - 31.5
20-24 years old 509 8,968 17.8 13.4 - 22.3
25-34 years old 1,332 21,457 17.9 15.2 - 20.6
35 years old or more 576 6,713 14.4 10.6 - 18.2
Education
Less than high school 433 10,304 22.3 16.8 - 27.7
High school graduate 691 12,935 20.9 16.9 - 24.8
More than high school 1,444 17,274 14.0 11.8 - 16.3
Marital Status
Married 1,553 17,759 12.7 10.5 - 14.8
Not Married 1,031 22,955 24.8 21.2 - 28.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,394 20,111 16.4 13.8 - 18.9
On Medicaid 1,189 20,602 18.8 15.8 - 21.7

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.