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Table 1.56a: Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, United States, 1998 and 2001

  2001 1998
Population group Number Percenta Standard error Number Percenta Standard error
             
Total 3,276,902 83.4 0.0 3,174,194 82.8 0.0
             
Mother's age            
    0-14 3,543 47.6 0.6 4,329 47.8 0.5
    15-19 300,892 69.5 0.1 321,931 68.5 0.1
    20-24 778,394 78.2 0.0 727,391 77.6 0.0
    25-29 891,451 86.1 0.0 911,612 86.4 0.0
    30-34 827,871 89.7 0.0 774,029 89.4 0.0
    35 and over 474,751 88.4 0.0 434,902 88.0 0.0
             
Mother's race            
    American Indian or Alaska Native 28,205 69.3 0.2 26,751 68.8 0.2
    Asian or Pacific Islander 163,430 84.0 0.1 137,662 83.1 0.1
      Asian 105,133 86.2 0.1 88,610 85.8 0.1
      Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,376 76.5 0.5 5,913 75.3 0.5
    Black or African American 436,504 74.5 0.1 428,102 73.3 0.1
    White 2,648,763 85.2 0.0 2,581,679 84.8 0.0
             
Mother's ethnicity            
    Hispanic 625,816 75.7 0.0 526,798 74.3 0.1
    Total, non-Hispanic 26,32,884 85.4 0.0 2,611,084 84.8 0.0
      Black or African American 425,083 74.5 0.1 416,966 73.3 0.1
      White 2,022,737 88.5 0.0 2,035,753 87.9 0.0
             
Mother's education (age 20 and over)            
    Less than high school 405.0430 70.8 0.1 366,739 69.8 0.1
    High school graduate 887,527 82.6 0.0 889,591 82.5 0.0
    At least some college 1,649,136 91.5 0.0 1,561,084 91.4 0.0
             

aIncludes only those with liveborn infants.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics system - Natality.

 

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