Teeth cleaned before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 2,614 129,511 59.4 56.8 - 62.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 1,044 72,183 67.5 63.9 - 71.2
Non-Hispanic Black 530 15,657 50.4 43.3 - 57.5
Non-Hispanic Other 337 13,565 51.3 44.3 - 58.2
Hispanic 703 28,106 52.4 47.3 - 57.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 431 4,076 45.8 34.3 - 57.3
20-24 years old 408 21,296 50.3 43.9 - 56.6
25-34 years old 1,228 72,750 61.0 57.6 - 64.5
35 years old or more 547 31,389 65.9 60.7 - 71.2
Education
Less than high school 614 18,376 48.8 42.5 - 55.2
High school graduate 600 28,468 56.0 50.4 - 61.6
More than high school 1,392 82,595 63.9 60.7 - 67.1
Marital Status
Married 1,365 84,126 64.7 61.5 - 67.8
Not Married 1,249 45,385 51.6 47.3 - 55.9
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,312 77,885 65.4 62.1 - 68.8
On Medicaid 1,301 51,503 52.1 48.1 - 56.1

*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.