Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,514 63,290 56.0 52.9 - 59.1
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 428 25,095 70.0 64.9 - 75.1
Non-Hispanic Black 334 11,188 49.7 42.4 - 56.9
Non-Hispanic Other 267 9,579 45.9 38.5 - 53.2
Hispanic 485 17,428 51.7 46.1 - 57.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 70 1,810 39.2 24.8 - 53.5
20-24 years old 275 9,817 42.6 35.5 - 49.6
25-34 years old 774 34,821 59.3 55.0 - 63.5
35 years old or more 395 16,842 63.5 57.3 - 69.7
Education
Less than high school 320 11,427 48.1 41.1 - 55.0
High school graduate 324 10,151 41.6 34.8 - 48.3
More than high school 869 41,712 64.6 60.7 - 68.5
Marital Status
Married 859 41,288 62.7 58.8 - 66.7
Not Married 655 22,001 46.7 41.7 - 51.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 757 36,359 64.2 59.9 - 68.4
On Medicaid 757 26,931 47.8 43.4 - 52.3

*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.