Teeth cleaned during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,502 53,882 48.2 45.1 - 51.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 428 19,927 55.5 50.0 - 60.9
Non-Hispanic Black 327 9,935 45.7 38.4 - 53.0
Non-Hispanic Other 263 7,926 38.3 31.2 - 45.5
Hispanic 484 16,094 48.2 42.6 - 53.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 71 2,145 45.5 31.0 - 60.1
20-24 years old 273 8,834 39.4 32.3 - 46.4
25-34 years old 766 28,921 49.9 45.6 - 54.3
35 years old or more 392 13,982 52.5 46.1 - 58.8
Education
Less than high school 310 10,682 46.5 39.5 - 53.5
High school graduate 321 10,277 42.6 35.8 - 49.5
More than high school 870 32,923 51.1 47.1 - 55.2
Marital Status
Married 856 32,802 50.0 45.9 - 54.0
Not Married 646 21,080 45.7 40.8 - 50.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 755 28,955 51.3 46.9 - 55.7
On Medicaid 747 24,926 45.1 40.6 - 49.6

This report excludes respondents who have never had their teeth cleaned.

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.