Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,111 24,641 21.4 18.3 - 24.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 773 19,642 24.2 20.5 - 27.9
Non-Hispanic Black 110 2,361 22.6 10.5 - 34.7
Non-Hispanic Other 74 1,176 16.4 5.1 - 27.6
Hispanic 154 1,461 8.9 3.1 - 14.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 51 2,365 43.4 25.6 - 61.1
20-24 years old 209 7,036 33.6 25.1 - 42.1
25-34 years old 617 12,602 19.1 15.3 - 23.0
35 years old or more 234 2,638 11.4 6.6 - 16.3
Education
Less than high school 142 3,791 23.5 14.6 - 32.4
High school graduate 234 9,124 37.0 28.9 - 45.1
More than high school 727 11,726 15.8 12.6 - 19.1
Marital Status
Married 730 9,650 12.6 9.7 - 15.5
Not Married 381 14,991 38.6 32.1 - 45.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 698 11,310 15.5 12.2 - 18.8
On Medicaid 413 13,331 31.6 25.7 - 37.5

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.