Smoking during 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 17,339 7.6 6.1 - 9.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,043 12,678 11.6 9.0 - 14.2
Non-Hispanic Black 416 2,099 6.2 2.9 - 9.4
Non-Hispanic Other 286 1,039 4.2 1.2 - 7.2
Hispanic 622 1,523 2.5 1.0 - 4.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 154 2,482 14.1 6.7 - 21.4
20-24 years old 417 5,167 11.4 7.3 - 15.4
25-34 years old 1,280 8,097 6.5 4.7 - 8.3
35 years old or more 516 1,593 3.8 1.6 - 6.0
Education
Less than high school 441 3,729 7.9 4.7 - 11.2
High school graduate 532 6,529 11.8 8.1 - 15.6
More than high school 1,382 6,683 5.3 3.7 - 6.9
Marital Status
Married 1,381 5,874 4.4 2.9 - 5.8
Not Married 986 11,465 12.1 9.3 - 14.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,333 6,522 5.1 3.5 - 6.7
On Medicaid 1,034 10,817 10.6 8.1 - 13.2

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.