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Table 36a: Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by race, United States, 2001

  Total AI/AN Asian NHOPI Black or African American White
Population group Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE
                                     
Total 3,276,902 83.4 0.0 28,205 69.3 0.2 105,133 86.2 0.1 6,376 76.5 0.5 436,504 74.5 0.1 2,648,763 85.2 0.0
                                     
Mother's age                                    
    Under 15 3,543 47.6 0.6 60.0 43.2 4.2 11.0 * * 8.0 * * 1,378 41.9 0.9 2,069 52.6 0.8
    15-19 300,892 69.5 0.1 4,708 61.2 0.6 1,777 62.6 0.9 810.0 67.2 1.4 68,742 64.1 0.1 222,483 71.7 0.1
    20-24 778,394 78.2 0.0 9,318 68.1 0.4 10,405 76.2 0.4 1,953 73.8 0.9 140,158 72.6 0.1 608,175 79.9 0.0
    25-29 891,451 86.1 0.0 7,084 73.7 0.4 31,036 86.0 0.2 1,658 78.8 0.9 105,444 79.3 0.1 728,874 87.5 0.0
    30-34 827,871 89.7 0.0 4,543 75.4 0.6 38,242 89.1 0.2 1,250 83.5 1.0 74,516 81.5 0.1 693,396 90.9 0.0
    35 and over 474,751 88.4 0.0 2,492 70.5 0.8 23,662 89.4 0.2 697 81.2 1.3 46,266 79.3 0.2 393,766 89.8 0.0
                                     
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                                    
    Less than high school graduate 405,430 70.8 0.1 4,480 60.1 0.6 6,806 75.2 0.5 414 62.2 1.9 50,780 64.9 0.2 338,562 72.0 0.1
    High school graduate 887,527 82.6 0.0 9,460 70.3 0.4 19,294 81.9 0.3 2,701 75.0 0.7 143,033 74.5 0.1 701,302 84.8 0.0
    At least some college 1,649,136 91.5 0.0 9,204 80.3 0.4 75,743 89.5 0.1 2,395 86.4 0.7 167,943 84.5 0.1 1,361,441 92.7 0.0
                                     

*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: Data include only those with liveborn infants. 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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