Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,410 65,116 57.8 54.6 - 61.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 391 23,336 69.8 64.4 - 75.3
Non-Hispanic Black 333 11,594 50.1 42.8 - 57.4
Non-Hispanic Other 249 10,309 51.4 43.8 - 58.9
Hispanic 437 19,877 55.3 49.6 - 61.0
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 3,697 61.6 45.1 - 78.2
20-24 years old 237 9,009 43.3 35.7 - 50.9
25-34 years old 771 36,115 58.3 54.1 - 62.6
35 years old or more 342 16,296 68.2 61.9 - 74.5
Education
Less than high school 273 11,394 48.5 41.2 - 55.8
High school graduate 298 12,582 52.2 45.2 - 59.3
More than high school 837 40,993 63.2 59.1 - 67.3
Marital Status
Married 828 39,814 60.6 56.5 - 64.7
Not Married 582 25,302 53.9 48.8 - 59.0
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 679 35,411 67.8 63.4 - 72.2
On Medicaid 731 29,706 49.2 44.7 - 53.7

*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.