Needed to see a dentist for a problem during pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,353 20,416 19.2 16.6 - 21.8
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 367 6,372 18.9 14.2 - 23.7
Non-Hispanic Black 289 4,208 22.0 15.6 - 28.5
Non-Hispanic Other 233 2,992 16.6 10.7 - 22.5
Hispanic 464 6,844 19.1 14.8 - 23.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 755 21.1 5.5 - 36.7
20-24 years old 230 4,362 23.2 16.6 - 29.8
25-34 years old 726 11,760 19.8 16.3 - 23.4
35 years old or more 338 3,540 14.2 9.6 - 18.8
Education
Less than high school 275 4,875 24.9 18.4 - 31.4
High school graduate 308 4,637 19.1 13.6 - 24.6
More than high school 767 10,905 17.4 14.1 - 20.7
Marital Status
Married 785 11,331 17.8 14.6 - 21.1
Not Married 568 9,085 21.1 16.8 - 25.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 696 8,557 15.3 12.1 - 18.6
On Medicaid 656 11,859 23.5 19.4 - 27.5

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.