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, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,450 55,008 51.3 47.0 - 55.5
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 731 36,622 51.3 46.3 - 56.3
Non-Hispanic Black 277 6,243 59.0 41.9 - 76.0
Non-Hispanic Other 107 3,185 43.6 27.7 - 59.5
Hispanic 335 8,957 49.9 39.5 - 60.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 560 3,879 46.6 32.4 - 60.7
20-24 years old 157 7,205 38.4 28.3 - 48.6
25-34 years old 517 30,350 53.4 47.6 - 59.2
35 years old or more 216 13,574 58.2 49.0 - 67.3
Education
Less than high school 428 9,585 50.0 38.8 - 61.1
High school graduate 320 10,095 46.7 37.1 - 56.4
More than high school 694 34,870 52.9 47.7 - 58.0
Marital Status
Married 611 33,065 53.7 48.3 - 59.1
Not Married 839 21,942 48.0 41.2 - 54.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 677 34,437 56.2 50.8 - 61.5
On Medicaid 773 20,571 44.8 38.0 - 51.5

Note: NYC data are not available

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.