Smoking before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,461 25,309 23.1 19.4 - 26.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 738 18,777 25.9 21.5 - 30.2
Non-Hispanic Black 276 3,894 36.8 19.7 - 53.9
Non-Hispanic Other 108 513 6.5 0.0 - 13.2
Hispanic 339 2,125 11.5 5.3 - 17.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 561 3,125 37.4 23.3 - 51.4
20-24 years old 154 7,337 38.2 27.9 - 48.5
25-34 years old 527 10,598 18.1 13.6 - 22.6
35 years old or more 219 4,249 18.1 10.8 - 25.3
Education
Less than high school 431 5,433 26.4 16.7 - 36.1
High school graduate 318 6,547 30.5 21.4 - 39.6
More than high school 703 13,329 19.9 15.7 - 24.1
Marital Status
Married 623 8,309 13.2 9.6 - 16.7
Not Married 838 17,000 36.6 30.0 - 43.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 687 9,980 15.9 11.9 - 19.8
On Medicaid 774 15,328 32.8 26.4 - 39.3

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.