Teeth cleaned before pregnancy*

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State excluding New York City, 2013

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,225 66,963 61.8 57.8 - 65.9
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 663 47,970 66.6 61.8 - 71.3
Non-Hispanic Black 229 4,784 43.2 29.0 - 57.4
Non-Hispanic Other 96 4,066 53.9 39.0 - 68.7
Hispanic 237 10,143 57.5 47.0 - 67.9
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 372 2,835 53.2 37.9 - 68.5
20-24 years old 168 12,521 55.3 45.5 - 65.1
25-34 years old 485 38,174 65.5 60.1 - 70.9
35 years old or more 200 13,433 60.9 52.0 - 69.8
Education
Less than high school 333 8,830 50.7 40.0 - 61.4
High school graduate 285 15,611 59.8 50.9 - 68.6
More than high school 602 42,496 65.9 60.9 - 70.9
Marital Status
Married 556 42,650 66.2 61.3 - 71.1
Not Married 669 24,313 55.4 48.4 - 62.3
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 604 41,125 66.0 60.9 - 71.1
On Medicaid 621 25,838 56.1 49.5 - 62.7

*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.