Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,005 9,373 10.1 7.8 - 12.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 260 2,257 9.2 4.9 - 13.5
Non-Hispanic Black 248 3,300 17.5 11.0 - 24.0
Non-Hispanic Other 173 1,208 7.3 2.2 - 12.3
Hispanic 324 2,608 8.0 4.5 - 11.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 46 987 20.5 6.5 - 34.4
20-24 years old 204 2,326 11.9 6.5 - 17.2
25-34 years old 528 3,510 7.2 4.5 - 9.9
35 years old or more 227 2,550 13.0 7.1 - 18.9
Education
Less than high school 219 2,352 10.7 5.7 - 15.6
High school graduate 240 3,268 14.3 8.8 - 19.8
More than high school 543 3,754 7.9 5.1 - 10.8
Marital Status
Married 545 2,748 5.5 3.1 - 7.9
Not Married 460 6,625 15.6 11.4 - 19.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 449 2,979 7.7 4.5 - 10.8
On Medicaid 556 6,394 11.9 8.6 - 15.2

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.