Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,117 17,008 8.2 6.7 - 9.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,032 10,573 10.0 7.8 - 12.3
Non-Hispanic Black 359 3,372 11.5 6.4 - 16.6
Non-Hispanic Other 247 1,554 6.5 2.4 - 10.7
Hispanic 479 1,510 3.1 1.3 - 4.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 96 1,969 19.5 9.7 - 29.4
20-24 years old 413 4,608 11.4 7.3 - 15.4
25-34 years old 1,147 8,189 7.2 5.2 - 9.1
35 years old or more 461 2,242 5.3 2.6 - 7.9
Education
Less than high school 361 4,324 11.4 7.2 - 15.5
High school graduate 474 6,428 13.5 9.5 - 17.6
More than high school 1,271 6,256 5.2 3.6 - 6.7
Marital Status
Married 1,276 4,333 3.4 2.2 - 4.7
Not Married 841 12,675 15.6 12.4 - 18.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,148 6,400 5.7 3.9 - 7.5
On Medicaid 969 10,608 11.1 8.6 - 13.6

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.