Teeth cleaned before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,389 62,548 57.0 53.8 - 60.2
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 381 24,213 69.4 64.1 - 74.8
Non-Hispanic Black 301 10,873 54.4 46.9 - 61.9
Non-Hispanic Other 241 9,498 50.2 42.5 - 58.0
Hispanic 466 17,963 49.9 44.3 - 55.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 59 1,241 34.7 17.9 - 51.5
20-24 years old 240 8,775 44.5 36.8 - 52.1
25-34 years old 743 34,576 56.8 52.5 - 61.1
35 years old or more 347 17,956 70.3 64.4 - 76.2
Education
Less than high school 281 9,547 47.2 39.8 - 54.6
High school graduate 315 12,857 52.0 45.2 - 58.8
More than high school 790 40,099 61.9 57.8 - 66.0
Marital Status
Married 809 41,476 63.2 59.2 - 67.1
Not Married 580 21,072 47.8 42.7 - 52.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 708 36,760 64.7 60.5 - 68.9
On Medicaid 680 25,666 48.6 43.9 - 53.2

*Women were asked about time during 12 months before pregnancy.

This report excludes respondents who have never had their teeth cleaned.

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.