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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester

Measure Source

Healthy People 2010, measure 16-6a.

Tables

1.61a Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester, United States, 1998 and 2002.

1.61b Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, by State, 1998 and 2002.

Data Source

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System—Natality.

Denominator

Number of live births.

Numerator

Mothers of liveborn infants receiving prenatal care in the first trimester (3 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 and the birth) has been published by the NCHS. Go to http://www.cdc.gov/nchs for more information about linked birth and infant death data.

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Percent of liveborn infants with low and very low birth weight (less than 2,500 grams, less than 1,500 grams). New AIDS cases per 100,000 population (age 13 or over).

 

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