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Table 31c: Education - Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, by education, United States, 2000

  Total Less than high
school graduate*
High school graduate* At least some college*
Population group Number % Number % Number % Number %
                 
Total 3,284,256 83.2 391,202 69.9 895,832 82.5 1,648,009 91.6
                 
Mother's age                
    20-24 769,182 77.8 182,385 68.8 341,935 79.1 236,606 84.9
    25-29 914,412 86.2 111,350 71 268,828 84.1 524,993 91.8
    30-34 812,748 89.6 61,988 71.4 182,814 86.1 559,657 93.7
    35 and over 470,126 88.4 35,479 69.5 102,255 84.4 326,753 92.7
                 
Mother's race                
    American Indian or Alaska Native 27,961 69.3 4,422 59.8 9,358 70.4 8,960 80.4
    Asian 105,466 86.2 7,227 75.5 20,017 82.2 74,747 89.6
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,613 77.1 470 64 2,802 76.9 2,373 86.1
    Black or African American 444,508 74.3 51,554 64.7 144,838 74.5 168,996 84.7
    White 2,649,231 85 322,725 70.9 707,365 84.7 1,362,227 92.8
                 
Mother's ethnicity                
    Hispanic 587,297 74.4 199,290 69.4 158,600 78.6 138,856 86.3
    Non-Hispanic 2,664,498 85.4 189,755 70.5 729,404 83.4 1,493,304 92.1
      Black or African American 431,660 74.3 49,214 64.6 140,776 74.4 164,820 84.7
      White 2,049,290 88.5 124,520 73.5 547,035 86.6 1,214,207 93.5

*Education data are for persons age 20 and older only.

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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