Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,218 17,544 14.6 12.0 - 17.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 924 14,500 15.8 12.8 - 18.9
Non-Hispanic Black 131 1,275 11.1 3.5 - 18.6
Non-Hispanic Other 58 654 11.2 0.0 - 22.6
Hispanic 105 1,115 9.9 2.5 - 17.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 75 3,000 32.0 18.0 - 46.1
20-24 years old 210 5,112 22.9 15.6 - 30.2
25-34 years old 663 6,909 10.8 7.8 - 13.7
35 years old or more 270 2,523 10.4 5.6 - 15.2
Education
Less than high school 164 4,642 24.5 16.0 - 33.0
High school graduate 325 7,410 23.1 16.9 - 29.2
More than high school 710 5,239 7.8 5.4 - 10.3
Marital Status
Married 867 6,545 7.8 5.6 - 10.1
Not Married 351 10,999 30.0 23.7 - 36.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 887 8,449 9.9 7.4 - 12.4
On Medicaid 331 9,095 26.0 19.7 - 32.2

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004

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.