Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,456 130,979 58.8 56.3 - 61.3
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,101 70,599 65.3 61.8 - 68.9
Non-Hispanic Black 431 16,554 50.9 44.2 - 57.6
Non-Hispanic Other 346 14,776 48.8 42.2 - 55.4
Hispanic 578 29,050 55.9 50.8 - 61.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 120 7,981 56.3 44.8 - 67.8
20-24 years old 421 20,594 49.1 43.1 - 55.1
25-34 years old 1,359 71,352 58.7 55.4 - 62.1
35 years old or more 556 31,051 68.7 63.7 - 73.7
Education
Less than high school 437 20,443 46.4 40.3 - 52.5
High school graduate 498 22,915 50.2 44.6 - 55.8
More than high school 1,514 87,440 66.0 63.1 - 69.0
Marital Status
Married 1,486 83,347 62.3 59.2 - 65.4
Not Married 970 47,632 53.5 49.4 - 57.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,342 80,861 67.6 64.4 - 70.8
On Medicaid 1,114 50,118 48.6 44.8 - 52.4

*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.