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Table 1.48: National Maternity Care, 2000

Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, United States, 2000a
Population group Number Percent
Total 3,284,256 83.2
Mother's age
0-14 3,701 45.7
15-19 314,087 69.1
20-24 769,182 77.8
25-29 914,412 86.2
30-34 812,748 89.6
35 and over 470,126 88.4
Mother's race
American Indian or Alaska Native 27,961 69.3
Asian or Pacific Islander 162,556 84.0
Asian 105,466 86.2
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,613 77.1
Black or African American 444,508 74.3
White 2,649,231 85.0
Mother's ethnicity
Hispanic 587,297 74.4
Total, non-Hispanic 2,664,498 85.4
Black or African American 431,660 74.3
White 2,049,290 88.5
Mother's education (age 20 and over)
Less than high school 391,202 69.9
High school graduate 895,832 82.5
At least some college 1,648,009 91.6

a Includes only those with liveborn infants.

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

Table 1.87: Nursing Facility Care by State, 2002 Table 1.48b: National Maternity Care, 1999

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