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Table 1.48b: National Maternity Care, 1999

Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, United States, 1999a
Population group Number Percent
Total 3,198,714 83.2
Mother's age
0-14 4,098 47.4
15-19 317,423 69.0
20-24 742,928 78.0
25-29 908,407 86.5
30-34 778,770 89.7
35 and over 447,088 88.4
Mother's race
American Indian or Alaska Native 26,901 69.5
Asian or Pacific Islander 145,079 83.7
Asian 93,727 86.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 6,022 75.9
Black or African American 429,639 74.1
White 2,597,095 85.1
Mother's ethnicity
Hispanic 548,580 74.4
Total, non-Hispanic 2,614,456 85.3
Black or African American 418,140 74.1
White 2,030,575 88.4
Mother's education (age 20 and over
Less than high school 373,903 70.2
High school graduate 881,892 82.8
At least some college 1,589,337 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 1.48: National Maternity Care, 2000 Table 1.48c: National Maternity Care, 1998

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