Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,980 129,900 58.4 55.8 - 61.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,169 69,549 64.2 60.5 - 67.8
Non-Hispanic Black 608 17,024 52.1 44.7 - 59.5
Non-Hispanic Other 376 13,824 48.0 41.1 - 54.9
Hispanic 827 29,503 56.2 51.2 - 61.3
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 631 5,751 44.3 33.9 - 54.7
20-24 years old 433 17,598 41.7 35.7 - 47.7
25-34 years old 1,301 75,284 64.4 61.0 - 67.8
35 years old or more 615 31,267 62.3 56.9 - 67.7
Education
Less than high school 755 22,123 49.8 43.6 - 56.0
High school graduate 643 20,188 44.1 38.3 - 49.8
More than high school 1,572 87,360 66.6 63.5 - 69.7
Marital Status
Married 1,484 83,982 65.1 61.9 - 68.3
Not Married 1,496 45,918 49.2 45.0 - 53.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,446 78,515 65.8 62.4 - 69.2
On Medicaid 1,534 51,385 49.9 45.9 - 53.8

*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.