Talked to a dentist or health care worker about care of teeth and gums during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2008

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,070 47,323 43.1 39.4 - 46.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 752 34,003 43.7 39.3 - 48.0
Non-Hispanic Black 109 3,911 38.0 24.1 - 51.9
Non-Hispanic Other 68 3,169 46.7 31.9 - 61.5
Hispanic 141 6,240 42.2 31.7 - 52.6
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 51 1,972 37.3 19.8 - 54.9
20-24 years old 203 9,165 45.5 36.2 - 54.7
25-34 years old 591 27,493 44.0 39.1 - 48.9
35 years old or more 225 8,694 39.9 31.9 - 47.8
Education
Less than high school 131 6,396 44.7 33.3 - 56.0
High school graduate 228 7,588 31.6 23.7 - 39.5
More than high school 705 33,293 46.7 42.2 - 51.2
Marital Status
Married 701 31,228 43.1 38.6 - 47.6
Not Married 369 16,095 43.2 36.4 - 49.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 672 31,475 45.2 40.6 - 49.8
On Medicaid 398 15,849 39.5 33.0 - 45.9

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.