Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,495 10,969 9.9 8.1 - 11.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 426 4,237 12.0 8.4 - 15.5
Non-Hispanic Black 322 1,967 9.2 5.1 - 13.3
Non-Hispanic Other 264 1,784 8.6 4.5 - 12.8
Hispanic 483 2,981 8.9 5.8 - 12.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 297 6.6 0.0 - 13.3
20-24 years old 273 2,537 11.2 6.7 - 15.7
25-34 years old 763 5,470 9.5 7.0 - 12.0
35 years old or more 390 2,665 10.1 6.4 - 13.9
Education
Less than high school 315 1,902 8.2 4.4 - 11.9
High school graduate 325 2,393 9.8 5.8 - 13.8
More than high school 854 6,675 10.6 8.1 - 13.1
Marital Status
Married 857 5,154 7.9 5.8 - 10.0
Not Married 638 5,815 12.8 9.5 - 16.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 744 5,860 10.6 7.9 - 13.2
On Medicaid 751 5,109 9.2 6.7 - 11.8

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2012

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.