Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,008 71,620 62.9 59.0 - 66.7
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 691 52,815 66.6 62.1 - 71.0
Non-Hispanic Black 103 5,700 54.3 40.6 - 68.1
Non-Hispanic Other 65 3,351 61.2 45.2 - 77.2
Hispanic 149 9,753 52.3 41.9 - 62.7
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 81 6,689 65.1 51.4 - 78.7
20-24 years old 159 9,397 44.2 34.6 - 53.9
25-34 years old 570 42,119 65.6 60.6 - 70.5
35 years old or more 198 13,415 73.8 65.5 - 82.1
Education
Less than high school 164 11,002 55.4 45.3 - 65.6
High school graduate 199 12,785 51.2 42.1 - 60.4
More than high school 636 47,599 69.5 65.0 - 74.0
Marital Status
Married 638 47,312 66.5 61.9 - 71.1
Not Married 370 24,308 56.8 50.1 - 63.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 651 48,539 68.3 63.8 - 72.9
On Medicaid 357 23,080 53.8 47.0 - 60.6

*women were asked about time during 12 months before pregnancy

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

Note: NYC data are not available prior to 2004 and after 2008

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.