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National Healthcare Disparities Report, 2005

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Table 56a
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by race, United States, 2002
Population group Total White Black Asian NHOPI AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
                           
Total   83.7 0.0 85.4 0.0 75.2 0.1 86.9 0.1 76.1 0.5 69.8 0.2
                           
Mother's age Less than 15 48.2 0.6 53.3 0.8 42.4 0.9 * * * * 44.6 4.5
15-19 70.0 0.1 72.3 0.1 64.6 0.2 63.1 1.0 67.2 1.4 60.8 0.6
20-24 78.6 0.0 80.2 0.0 73.6 0.1 76.9 0.4 73.2 0.8 68.9 0.4
25-29 86.3 0.0 87.6 0.0 79.4 0.1 86.6 0.2 79.7 0.8 73.8 0.4
30-34 89.8 0.0 91.0 0.0 82.0 0.1 89.6 0.1 80 1 75.5 0.5
35 and over 88.7 0.0 89.9 0.0 80.0 0.2 90.1 0.2 81.2 1.3 72.3 0.7
                           
Mother's education (age 20 and over) Less than high school graduate 71.6 0.1 72.7 0.1 66.0 0.2 75.9 0.4 65.4 1.8 60.1 0.6
High school graduate 82.7 0.0 84.8 0.0 75.1 0.1 81.6 0.2 74.8 0.7 71.1 0.4
At least some college 91.6 0.0 92.8 0.0 84.9 0.1 90.2 0.1 84.4 0.7 80.7 0.4
                           

* Data do not meet the criteria for statistical reliability, data quality, or confidentiality.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; NHOPI: Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; SE: Standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Vital Statistics System.

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