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Table 31b: Ethnicity - Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, by ethnicity, United States, 2000

          Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or
African
American
White
Population group Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
                     
Total 3,284,256 83.2 587,297 74.4 2,664,498 85.4 431,660 74.3 2,049,290 88.5
                     
Mother's age                    
    Under 15 3,701 45.7 1,227 48.8 2,448 44.3 1,430 40.4 933 52.9
    15-19 314,087 69.1 81,202 65 230,453 70.7 71,351 63.9 150,124 75.3
    20-24 769,182 77.8 170,890 71.4 591,819 79.9 137,928 72.6 426,071 83.2
    25-29 914,412 86.2 163,936 77.6 741,622 88.4 105,126 79.4 580,716 90.8
    30-34 812,748 89.6 110,744 80.7 693,022 91.2 71,452 81.4 564,330 93.1
    35 and over 470,126 88.4 59,298 80.1 405,134 89.8 44,373 79.5 327,116 91.7
                     
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                    
    Less than high school graduate 391,202 69.9 199,290 69.4 189,755 70.5 49,214 64.6 124,520 73.5
    High school graduate 895,832 82.5 158,600 78.6 729,404 83.4 140,776 74.4 547,035 86.6
    At least some college 1,648,009 91.6 138,856 86.3 1,493,304 92.1 164,820 84.7 1,214,207 93.5

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

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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