Went to a dentist or dental clinic 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 1,346 19,108 18.0 15.5 - 20.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 365 5,447 16.4 12.0 - 20.7
Non-Hispanic Black 288 4,275 22.5 15.9 - 29.1
Non-Hispanic Other 230 2,587 14.4 8.9 - 19.9
Hispanic 463 6,799 19.1 14.7 - 23.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 877 24.5 8.3 - 40.7
20-24 years old 231 4,547 24.0 17.3 - 30.8
25-34 years old 722 10,232 17.4 14.0 - 20.7
35 years old or more 334 3,451 14.1 9.5 - 18.7
Education
Less than high school 269 4,174 21.8 15.4 - 28.1
High school graduate 309 4,690 19.3 13.8 - 24.9
More than high school 765 10,244 16.4 13.3 - 19.5
Marital Status
Married 781 11,131 17.6 14.4 - 20.8
Not Married 565 7,978 18.7 14.6 - 22.8
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 693 8,124 14.6 11.4 - 17.8
On Medicaid 652 10,984 21.9 17.9 - 25.8

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.