Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,496 1,337 1.2 0.5 - 1.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 426 149 0.4 0.0 - 1.0
Non-Hispanic Black 323 785 3.7 0.9 - 6.4
Non-Hispanic Other 263 122 0.6 0.0 - 1.7
Hispanic 484 281 0.8 0.0 - 1.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 69 144 3.2 0.0 - 8.7
20-24 years old 273 176 0.8 0.0 - 1.9
25-34 years old 763 458 0.8 0.1 - 1.5
35 years old or more 391 559 2.1 0.2 - 4.1
Education
Less than high school 314 471 2.0 0.2 - 3.9
High school graduate 325 449 1.8 0.0 - 3.8
More than high school 856 416 0.7 0.0 - 1.3
Marital Status
Married 858 422 0.6 0.0 - 1.3
Not Married 638 915 2.0 0.7 - 3.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 745 461 0.8 0.0 - 1.6
On Medicaid 751 876 1.6 0.5 - 2.7

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.