Needed to see a dentist for a problem during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2003

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,195 28,368 24.3 21.1 - 27.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 909 20,525 23.0 19.5 - 26.5
Non-Hispanic Black 127 3,661 31.6 20.2 - 42.9
Non-Hispanic Other 56 1,407 25.3 10.0 - 40.5
Hispanic 103 2,775 26.7 15.7 - 37.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 77 2,087 23.3 10.4 - 36.1
20-24 years old 204 7,028 33.1 24.7 - 41.4
25-34 years old 650 12,217 19.4 15.5 - 23.3
35 years old or more 264 7,037 29.7 22.5 - 36.8
Education
Less than high school 163 5,767 32.0 22.4 - 41.6
High school graduate 317 8,909 28.4 21.7 - 35.2
More than high school 696 13,041 20.0 16.3 - 23.6
Marital Status
Married 844 16,894 20.9 17.4 - 24.4
Not Married 351 11,474 31.7 25.2 - 38.2
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 837 16,833 21.0 17.5 - 24.6
On Medicaid 358 11,535 31.3 24.9 - 37.7

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.