Teeth cleaned before pregnancy

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2012

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,466 66,611 60.9 56.7 - 65.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 741 44,455 61.3 56.4 - 66.1
Non-Hispanic Black 274 5,836 57.4 39.9 - 74.8
Non-Hispanic Other 109 4,245 53.7 37.6 - 69.8
Hispanic 342 12,075 64.3 54.5 - 74.1
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 561 3,940 47.1 33.0 - 61.2
20-24 years old 158 7,781 40.6 30.4 - 50.9
25-34 years old 527 40,464 69.5 64.1 - 74.9
35 years old or more 220 14,426 60.9 51.8 - 70.0
Education
Less than high school 435 10,696 51.8 41.0 - 62.6
High school graduate 319 10,038 46.9 37.3 - 56.5
More than high school 703 45,647 68.5 63.6 - 73.3
Marital Status
Married 625 42,693 67.5 62.4 - 72.6
Not Married 841 23,917 51.8 45.0 - 58.6
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 689 42,157 67.3 62.2 - 72.4
On Medicaid 777 24,454 52.3 45.5 - 59.1

*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.