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Table 70a
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by race, United States, 2004
Population group Total White Black API AI/AN
Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE Percent SE
Total   83.9 0.0 85.4 0.0 76.4 0.1 85.6 0.1 69.9 0.2
Mother's age Less than 15 49.2 0.7 53.8 0.9 43.1 1.1 31.9 5.5 46.9 4.7
15-19 70.9 0.1 72.8 0.1 66.7 0.2 60.1 0.6 62.4 0.6
20-24 79.0 0.0 80.4 0.1 74.8 0.1 75.5 0.3 68.5 0.4
25-29 86.2 0.0 87.4 0.0 80.1 0.1 85.9 0.1 73.9 0.5
30-34 89.5 0.0 90.6 0.0 82.2 0.1 89.5 0.1 74.5 0.6
35 and over 88.7 0.0 89.8 0.1 80.7 0.2 89.2 0.2 72.5 0.8
Mother's education,a age 20 and over Less than high school 73.0 0.1 74.0 0.1 67.8 0.2 73.6 0.4 60.4 0.6
High school graduate 82.4 0.0 84.3 0.0 76.0 0.1 79.4 0.2 69.9 0.4
At least some college 91.5 0.0 92.7 0.0 84.9 0.1 90.2 0.1 80.9 0.4
Residence locationb Large central metro 83.7 0.0 85.5 0.0 75.9 0.1 86.5 0.1 75.6 0.6
Large fringe metro 86.6 0.0 88.0 0.0 78.1 0.1 87.8 0.1 79.8 0.7
Medium metro 83.6 0.0 84.8 0.1 77.0 0.2 83.2 0.2 73.3 0.5
Small metro 82.6 0.1 83.8 0.1 76.3 0.2 79.7 0.5 67.7 0.7
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 81.6 0.1 83.1 0.1 74.4 0.2 75.6 0.5 67.7 0.6
Noncore (nonmetro) 81.2 0.1 83.2 0.1 74.4 0.3 77.9 1.2 64.6 0.5

a Data exclude ID, FL, KY, NH, NY (not including New York City), PA, SC, TN, and WA, which have implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

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

 

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