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2006 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Table 1.65a
Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester,a United States, 1998 and 2003
Population group 2003 1998
Number Percentb Standard error Number Percentb Standard error
Total 3,189,794 84.1 0.0 3,174,194 82.8 0.0
Mother's age 0-14 3,030 49.3 0.6 4,329 47.8 0.5
15-19 273,266 70.8 0.1 321,931 68.5 0.1
20-24 759,481 79.0 0.0 727,391 77.6 0.0
25-29 872,030 86.5 0.0 911,612 86.4 0.0
30-34 810,907 89.9 0.0 774,029 89.4 0.0
35 and over 471,080 89.0 0.0 434,902 88.0 0.0
Mother's race American Indian/Alaska Native 28,145 70.8 0.2 26,751 68.8 0.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 173,888 85.4 0.1 137,662 83.1 0.1
Black 425,303 75.9 0.1 428,102 73.3 0.1
White 2,562,458 85.7 0.0 2,581,679 84.8 0.0
Mother's ethnicity Hispanic, all races 673,271 77.5 0.0 526,798 74.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 2,498,027 86.1 0.0 2,611,084 84.8 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 411,013 75.9 0.1 416,966 73.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 1,892,768 89.0 0.0 2,035,753 87.9 0.0
Mother's education, age 20 and over Less than high school 414,548 72.3 0.1 366,739 69.8 0.1
High school graduate 835,356 82.8 0.0 889,591 82.5 0.0
At least some college 1,635,100 91.7 0.0 1,561,084 91.4 0.0

a Pennsylvania and Washington State data were not included in the 2003 estimates.

b Includes 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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