Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,111 13,706 11.9 9.5 - 14.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 772 10,283 12.7 9.8 - 15.6
Non-Hispanic Black 111 1,746 16.7 5.5 - 27.8
Non-Hispanic Other 74 948 13.2 2.9 - 23.5
Hispanic 154 729 4.4 0.5 - 8.4
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 50 1,318 25.1 9.5 - 40.6
20-24 years old 209 4,378 20.9 13.5 - 28.3
25-34 years old 618 7,042 10.7 7.6 - 13.8
35 years old or more 234 968 4.2 1.3 - 7.1
Education
Less than high school 142 2,865 18.0 9.8 - 26.1
High school graduate 234 5,600 22.7 15.7 - 29.7
More than high school 727 5,242 7.1 4.8 - 9.4
Marital Status
Married 730 3,642 4.8 2.9 - 6.6
Not Married 381 10,065 26.1 20.2 - 31.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 698 5,688 7.8 5.2 - 10.3
On Medicaid 413 8,019 19.1 14.1 - 24.0

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.