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Table 1.48c: National Maternity Care, 1998

Percent of pregnant women receiving prenatal care in first trimester, United States, 1998a
Population group Number Percent
Total 3,174,194 82.8
Mother's age
0-14 4,329 47.8
15-19 321,931 68.5
20-24 727,391 77.6
25-29 911,612 86.4
30-34 774,029 89.4
35 and over 434,902 88
Mother's race
American Indian or Alaska Native 26,751 68.8
Asian or Pacific Islander 137,662 83.1
Asian 88,610 85.8
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 5,913 75.3
Black or African American 428,102 73.3
White 2,581,679 84.8
Mother's ethnicity
Hispanic 526,798 74.3
Total, non-Hispanic 2,611,084 84.8
Black or African American 416,966 73.3
White 2,035,753 87.9
Mother's education (age 20 and over)
Less than high school 366,739 69.8
High school graduate 889,591 82.5
At least some college 1,561,084 91.4

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 1.48b: National Maternity Care, 1999 Table 1.48d: Maternity Care by State, 2000

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