Needed to see a dentist for a problem during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 990 25,808 23.2 19.8 - 26.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 679 17,281 22.3 18.3 - 26.3
Non-Hispanic Black 101 2,757 27.0 14.9 - 39.2
Non-Hispanic Other 65 960 18.0 4.5 - 31.5
Hispanic 145 4,811 26.5 17.1 - 35.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 78 2,004 20.0 8.1 - 31.8
20-24 years old 159 7,831 36.9 27.4 - 46.3
25-34 years old 556 13,142 21.3 17.0 - 25.7
35 years old or more 197 2,832 15.5 8.6 - 22.5
Education
Less than high school 162 5,468 27.9 18.7 - 37.0
High school graduate 193 7,967 33.7 24.9 - 42.6
More than high school 626 12,332 18.3 14.5 - 22.2
Marital Status
Married 626 13,327 19.3 15.3 - 23.2
Not Married 364 12,481 29.7 23.4 - 36.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 616 11,926 17.6 13.7 - 21.5
On Medicaid 374 13,883 32.0 25.7 - 38.3

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.