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2003 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester.

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 16-6a.

Tables

1.48a Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, United States, 2000.

1.48b Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, United States, 1999.

1.48c Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, United States, 1998.

1.48d Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by state, 2000.

1.48e Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by state, 1999.

1.48f Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, by state, 1998.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), National Vital Statistics System - Linked Birth and Infant Death Data.

Denominator

Number of live births.

Numerator

Mothers of live-birth infants receiving prenatal care in the first trimester (three months) of pregnancy.

Comments

A description of the primary measurement used to determine the fetus' gestational age—the interval between the first day of the last normal menstrual period (LMP) and the birth—has been published by the NCHS.

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