Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2011

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,046 65,862 59.8 55.9 - 63.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 710 47,263 63.3 58.9 - 67.8
Non-Hispanic Black 98 4,960 53.0 38.3 - 67.6
Non-Hispanic Other 97 4,467 43.7 31.2 - 56.2
Hispanic 141 9,173 57.4 46.8 - 68.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 60 4,285 52.4 36.7 - 68.0
20-24 years old 184 11,586 54.8 45.6 - 64.0
25-34 years old 588 35,237 59.1 54.0 - 64.3
35 years old or more 214 14,755 69.3 61.3 - 77.3
Education
Less than high school 164 9,049 44.0 33.9 - 54.0
High school graduate 200 10,333 48.0 39.0 - 56.9
More than high school 677 46,447 68.8 64.4 - 73.1
Marital Status
Married 658 43,532 63.9 59.2 - 68.5
Not Married 388 22,330 53.1 46.5 - 59.7
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 663 45,450 67.4 62.8 - 71.9
On Medicaid 383 20,412 47.8 41.2 - 54.3

*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.