Smoking during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,955 14,165 6.4 4.9 - 7.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,164 9,451 8.8 6.4 - 11.1
Non-Hispanic Black 599 3,345 10.4 4.7 - 16.2
Non-Hispanic Other 371 203 0.7 0.0 - 1.5
Hispanic 821 1,166 2.2 0.7 - 3.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 628 1,903 14.8 6.8 - 22.8
20-24 years old 428 4,392 10.5 6.1 - 15.0
25-34 years old 1,290 5,783 5.0 3.2 - 6.8
35 years old or more 609 2,087 4.2 1.5 - 6.9
Education
Less than high school 744 4,397 10.1 5.6 - 14.5
High school graduate 643 4,423 9.6 5.8 - 13.4
More than high school 1,558 5,345 4.1 2.6 - 5.6
Marital Status
Married 1,481 3,455 2.7 1.5 - 3.9
Not Married 1,474 10,710 11.7 8.6 - 14.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,431 3,866 3.3 1.9 - 4.7
On Medicaid 1,524 10,298 10.1 7.4 - 12.8

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.