Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,367 44,960 19.6 17.5 - 21.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 28,915 26.4 22.9 - 29.9
Non-Hispanic Black 416 5,314 15.7 10.8 - 20.5
Non-Hispanic Other 287 2,863 11.6 6.9 - 16.3
Hispanic 621 7,868 13.0 9.6 - 16.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 155 6,089 34.5 24.7 - 44.3
20-24 years old 417 11,301 24.9 19.6 - 30.1
25-34 years old 1,281 22,371 18.0 15.3 - 20.7
35 years old or more 514 5,199 12.5 8.5 - 16.5
Education
Less than high school 442 9,275 19.8 15.0 - 24.6
High school graduate 530 13,121 23.9 19.1 - 28.8
More than high school 1,383 22,145 17.5 14.9 - 20.1
Marital Status
Married 1,381 17,694 13.2 10.9 - 15.4
Not Married 986 27,266 28.9 25.1 - 32.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,257 21,722 17.9 15.1 - 20.7
On Medicaid 1,109 23,238 21.6 18.4 - 24.8

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.