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

  Total Less than high school graduate* High school graduate* At least some college*
Population group Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE Number Percent SE
                         
Total 3,276,902 83.4 0.0 405,430 70.8 0.1 887,527 82.6 0.0 1,649,136 91.5 0.0
                         
Mother's age                        
    20-24 778,394 78.2 0.0 187,641 69.7 0.1 345,895 79.4 0.1 236,733 85.0 0.1
    25-29 891,451 86.1 0.0 114,702 71.8 0.1 261,162 84.0 0.1 506,757 91.7 0.0
    30-34 827,871 89.7 0.0 65,763 72.7 0.1 179,354 86.1 0.1 574,770 93.6 0.0
    35 and over 474,751 88.4 0.0 37,324 70.7 0.2 101,116 84.3 0.1 330,876 92.6 0.0
                         
Mother's race                        
    American Indian or Alaska Native 28,205 69.3 0.2 4,480 60.1 0.6 9,460 70.3 0.4 9,204 80.3 0.4
    Asian 105,133 86.2 0.1 6,806 75.2 0.5 19,294 81.9 0.3 75,743 89.5 0.1
    Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,376 76.5 0.5 414 62.2 1.9 2,701 75 0.7 2,395 86.4 0.7
    Black or African American 436,504 74.5 0.1 50,780 64.9 0.2 143,033 74.5 0.1 167,943 84.5 0.1
    White 2,648,763 85.2 0.0 338,562 72.0 0.1 701,302 84.8 0.0 1,361,441 92.7 0.0
                         
Mother's ethnicity                        
    Hispanic 625,816 75.7 0.0 216,424 71.1 0.1 169,533 79.8 0.1 146,834 86.7 0.1
    Non-Hispanic 2,632,884 85.4 0.0 187,749 70.6 0.1 713,915 83.2 0.0 1,494,393 92.0 0.0
      Black or African American 425,083 74.5 0.1 48,843 64.7 0.2 139,386 74.5 0.1 164,052 84.5 0.1
      White 2,022,737 88.5 0.0 123,687 73.5 0.1 533,331 86.4 0.0 1,212,965 93.5 0.0
                         

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

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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