Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,364 15,719 13.6 11.3 - 15.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 356 4,866 15.8 11.2 - 20.5
Non-Hispanic Black 313 3,040 13.0 8.0 - 17.9
Non-Hispanic Other 223 2,121 10.9 5.7 - 16.1
Hispanic 472 5,692 13.6 9.7 - 17.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 74 1,450 19.7 8.8 - 30.5
20-24 years old 258 4,563 18.9 13.1 - 24.7
25-34 years old 718 7,639 12.5 9.5 - 15.6
35 years old or more 314 2,067 9.0 4.7 - 13.2
Education
Less than high school 279 3,859 14.3 9.2 - 19.3
High school graduate 332 3,952 13.2 8.6 - 17.7
More than high school 750 7,722 13.3 10.2 - 16.4
Marital Status
Married 747 5,852 9.2 6.6 - 11.8
Not Married 617 9,867 19.0 15.0 - 23.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 635 6,930 13.3 9.9 - 16.6
On Medicaid 728 8,789 13.9 10.8 - 17.0

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.