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Table 1.72a
Pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester,a United States, 1998 and 2004
Population group 2004 1998
Number Percentb Standard error Number Percentb Standard error
Mother's age 0-14 2,631 49.2 0.7 4,329 47.8 0.5
15-19 232,334 70.9 0.1 321,931 68.5 0.1
20-24 643,157 79.0 0.0 727,391 77.6 0.0
25-29 750,451 86.2 0.0 911,612 86.4 0.0
30-34 675,738 89.5 0.0 774,029 89.4 0.0
35 and over 403,231 88.7 0.0 434,902 88.0 0.0
Mother's race American Indian/Alaska Native 26,742 69.9 0.2 26,751 68.8 0.2
Asian/Pacific Islander 165,085 85.6 0.1 137,662 83.1 0.1
Black 354,345 76.4 0.1 428,102 73.3 0.1
White 2,161,370 85.4 0.0 2,581,679 84.8 0.0
Mother's ethnicity Hispanic, all races 626,558 77.5 0.0 526,798 74.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, all races 2,060,972 86.1 0.0 2,611,084 84.8 0.0
Non-Hispanic, Black 338,807 76.5 0.1 416,966 73.3 0.1
Non-Hispanic, White 1,538,106 88.9 0.0 2,035,753 87.9 0.0
Mother's education, age 20 and over Less than high school 371,050 73.0 0.1 366,739 69.8 0.1
High school graduate 687,698 82.4 0.0 889,591 82.5 0.0
At least some college 1,385,813 91.5 0.0 1,561,084 91.4 0.0
Residence locationc Large central metro 918,867 83.7 0.0 DNA DNA DNA
Large fringe metro 634,482 86.6 0.0 DNA DNA DNA
Medium metro 509,181 83.6 0.0 DNA DNA DNA
Small metro 249,349 82.6 0.1 DNA DNA DNA
Micropolitan (nonmetro) 241,666 81.6 0.1 DNA DNA DNA
Noncore (nonmetro) 153,997 81.2 0.1 DNA DNA DNA

a The 2004 data exclude FL, ID , 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 Includes only those with liveborn infants.

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

DNA - Data have not been analyzed.

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

 

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