Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,116 34,014 16.4 14.4 - 18.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,033 21,899 20.7 17.7 - 23.8
Non-Hispanic Black 358 5,661 19.3 13.3 - 25.4
Non-Hispanic Other 247 2,384 10.0 5.1 - 15.0
Hispanic 478 4,070 8.3 5.3 - 11.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 97 3,352 32.6 20.9 - 44.3
20-24 years old 413 9,362 23.1 17.9 - 28.3
25-34 years old 1,145 16,112 14.1 11.6 - 16.6
35 years old or more 461 5,188 12.2 8.4 - 15.9
Education
Less than high school 361 6,142 16.1 11.3 - 20.9
High school graduate 474 12,392 26.1 21.0 - 31.2
More than high school 1,270 15,480 12.8 10.5 - 15.0
Marital Status
Married 1,275 12,398 9.8 7.8 - 11.8
Not Married 841 21,616 26.6 22.7 - 30.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,147 14,290 12.8 10.3 - 15.2
On Medicaid 969 19,724 20.6 17.3 - 23.8

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.