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Table 31a: Race - Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by race, United States, 2000

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or
African American
White
Population group Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
                         
Total 3,284,256 83.2 27,961 69.3 105,466 86.2 6,613 77.1 444,508 74.3 2,649,231 85
                         
Mother's age                        
    Under 15 3,701 45.7 66 42.9 6 * 3 * 1,466 40.7 2,136 50.4
    15-19 314,087 69.1 4,797 61.5 1,807 63 912 67.9 73,157 64 230,966 71.4
    20-24 769,182 77.8 9,002 68.2 10,436 76.1 1,979 75.6 141,603 72.5 597,936 79.5
    25-29 914,412 86.2 7,181 73.9 31,560 86.1 1,746 79.2 108,420 79.4 748,425 87.6
    30-34 812,748 89.6 4,373 73.9 38,079 89.2 1,250 83.3 73,931 81.4 680,141 90.9
    35 and over 470,126 88.4 2,542 71.8 23,578 89.4 723 80.9 45,931 79.5 389,627 89.7
                         
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                        
    Less than high school graduate 391,202 69.9 4,422 59.8 7,227 75.5 470 64 51,554 64.7 322,725 70.9
    High school graduate 895,832 82.5 9,358 70.4 20,017 82.2 2,802 76.9 144,838 74.5 707,365 84.7
    At least some college 1,648,009 91.6 8,960 80.4 74,747 89.6 2,373 86.1 168,996 84.7 1,362,227 92.8

*Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality (based on < 20 births).

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Note: The population categories used in this table are as reported from the source of the data (see below).

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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