Smoking during 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 1,459 12,827 11.7 8.8 - 14.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 738 9,302 12.8 9.4 - 16.3
Non-Hispanic Black 276 2,560 24.2 8.7 - 39.7
Non-Hispanic Other 108 81 1.0 0.0 - 2.0
Hispanic 337 885 4.8 0.8 - 8.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 559 1,758 21.0 9.4 - 32.7
20-24 years old 155 4,216 22.0 12.9 - 31.1
25-34 years old 527 5,325 9.1 5.6 - 12.6
35 years old or more 218 1,529 6.5 1.2 - 11.8
Education
Less than high school 430 3,926 19.1 10.2 - 28.0
High school graduate 318 3,974 18.4 10.9 - 25.9
More than high school 702 4,928 7.4 4.5 - 10.3
Marital Status
Married 623 3,033 4.8 2.4 - 7.2
Not Married 836 9,795 21.1 15.4 - 26.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 686 3,406 5.4 2.9 - 8.0
On Medicaid 773 9,422 20.2 14.6 - 25.8

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.