Teeth cleaned during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,365 56,752 52.7 49.4 - 55.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 373 19,017 55.7 49.9 - 61.5
Non-Hispanic Black 292 10,167 52.2 44.6 - 59.8
Non-Hispanic Other 235 7,618 41.7 33.9 - 49.4
Hispanic 465 19,950 55.6 50.1 - 61.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 1,946 54.4 36.8 - 72.0
20-24 years old 232 8,334 43.8 36.0 - 51.6
25-34 years old 733 30,614 51.2 46.8 - 55.5
35 years old or more 341 15,858 62.6 56.2 - 68.9
Education
Less than high school 275 10,497 53.6 46.1 - 61.2
High school graduate 311 11,158 45.5 38.7 - 52.4
More than high school 776 35,082 55.1 50.9 - 59.3
Marital Status
Married 796 32,948 51.0 46.9 - 55.2
Not Married 569 23,804 55.1 50.0 - 60.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 701 30,628 54.5 50.0 - 58.9
On Medicaid 663 26,123 50.8 46.1 - 55.5

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

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.