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Table 36b: Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, by ethnicity, United States, 2001

              Non-Hispanic
  Total Hispanic* Total** Black or African American White
Population group Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE
                               
Total 3,276,902 83.4 0.0 625,816 75.7 0.0 2,632,884 85.4 0.0 425,083 74.5 0.1 2,022,737 88.5 0.0
                               
Mother's age                              
    Under 15 3,543 47.6 0.6 1,277 52.2 1.0 2,244 45.3 0.7 1,355 41.8 0.9 804 52.7 1.3
    15-19 300,892 69.5 0.1 83,273 66.2 0.1 216,135 70.8 0.1 67,179 64.1 0.1 140,213 75.4 0.1
    20-24 778,394 78.2 0.0 182,794 73.0 0.1 591,745 80.0 0.0 136,879 72.7 0.1 426,610 83.2 0.1
    25-29 891,451 86.1 0.0 173,824 78.5 0.1 712,913 88.2 0.0 102,555 79.3 0.1 554,911 90.7 0.0
    30-34 827,871 89.7 0.0 119,389 81.7 0.1 703,561 91.2 0.0 72,244 81.5 0.1 572,676 93.1 0.0
    35 and over 474,751 88.4 0.0 65,259 81.3 0.1 406,286 89.7 0.0 44,871 79.3 0.2 327,523 91.7 0.0
                               
Mother's education (age 20 and over)                              
    Less than high school graduate 405,430 70.8 0.1 216,424 71.1 0.1 187,749 70.6 0.1 48,843 64.7 0.2 123,687 73.5 0.1
    High school graduate 887,527 82.6 0.0 169,533 79.8 0.1 713,915 83.2 0.0 139,386 74.5 0.1 533,331 86.4 0.0
    At least some college 1,649,136 91.5 0.0 146,834 86.7 0.1 1,494,393 92.0 0.0 164,052 84.5 0.1 1,212,965 93.5 0.0
                               

*Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

**Includes persons of other races not shown.

* 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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