Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,006 3,302 3.6 2.1 - 5.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 260 289 1.2 0.0 - 2.7
Non-Hispanic Black 248 1,626 8.6 3.9 - 13.4
Non-Hispanic Other 173 606 3.7 0.0 - 7.4
Hispanic 325 781 2.4 0.5 - 4.2
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 46 651 13.5 2.0 - 24.9
20-24 years old 204 230 1.2 0.5 - 1.9
25-34 years old 529 1,147 2.4 0.8 - 3.9
35 years old or more 227 1,274 6.5 2.0 - 11.0
Education
Less than high school 219 1,459 6.6 2.7 - 10.5
High school graduate 240 829 3.6 0.6 - 6.7
More than high school 544 1,014 2.1 0.6 - 3.7
Marital Status
Married 546 691 1.4 0.1 - 2.7
Not Married 460 2,610 6.1 3.4 - 8.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 450 712 1.8 0.2 - 3.5
On Medicaid 556 2,589 4.8 2.7 - 7.0

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.