Needed to see a dentist for a problem during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,483 21,645 19.7 17.1 - 22.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 423 7,369 20.8 16.2 - 25.4
Non-Hispanic Black 324 5,237 24.4 18.1 - 30.8
Non-Hispanic Other 259 4,194 20.5 14.6 - 26.5
Hispanic 477 4,844 14.8 10.9 - 18.8
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 70 996 21.2 8.8 - 33.6
20-24 years old 269 4,371 19.8 14.0 - 25.7
25-34 years old 759 10,341 18.0 14.7 - 21.4
35 years old or more 385 5,936 22.9 17.4 - 28.4
Education
Less than high school 304 5,206 23.2 17.2 - 29.3
High school graduate 315 5,690 24.2 18.2 - 30.2
More than high school 863 10,750 16.8 13.8 - 19.9
Marital Status
Married 845 12,552 19.4 16.1 - 22.7
Not Married 638 9,093 20.1 16.1 - 24.1
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 748 9,689 17.3 14.0 - 20.7
On Medicaid 735 11,956 22.1 18.3 - 25.9

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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.