Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2010

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 998 67,476 60.5 56.7 - 64.4
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 688 50,465 62.9 58.4 - 67.4
Non-Hispanic Black 95 5,622 56.5 43.3 - 69.7
Non-Hispanic Other 68 2,959 65.5 48.7 - 82.3
Hispanic 147 8,430 50.3 40.1 - 60.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 62 3,245 43.3 26.6 - 60.0
20-24 years old 179 11,723 53.4 44.0 - 62.8
25-34 years old 574 39,999 63.0 58.1 - 67.9
35 years old or more 183 12,508 67.6 59.1 - 76.1
Education
Less than high school 135 8,272 48.0 36.5 - 59.5
High school graduate 214 11,882 48.6 40.3 - 57.0
More than high school 647 47,020 67.7 63.2 - 72.1
Marital Status
Married 621 44,924 68.5 63.9 - 73.0
Not Married 377 22,552 49.2 42.7 - 55.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 626 47,106 68.2 63.7 - 72.7
On Medicaid 372 20,369 48.1 41.4 - 54.8

*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.