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Increase the proportion of pregnant women who receive early and adequate prenatal care.

Target and baseline:

Objective

Increase in Maternal Prenatal Care

1998 Baseline

2010 Target

Percent of Live Births

16-6a.

Care beginning in first trimester of pregnancy

83

90

16-6b.

Early and adequate prenatal care

74

90

Target setting method: Better than the best.

Data source: National Vital Statistics System (NVSS), CDC, NCHS.

Live Births, 1998

Maternal Prenatal Care

16-6a.
First Trimester

16-6b.
Early and
Adequate

Percent

TOTAL

83

74

Motherís race and ethnicity

American Indian or Alaska Native

69

57

Asian or Pacific Islander

83

74

Asian

86

76

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander

75

67

Black or African American

73

67

White

85

76

 

Hispanic or Latino

74

66

Not Hispanic or Latino

85

76

Black or African American

73

67

White

88

79

Motherís education level

Less than high school

68

61

High school graduate

81

74

At least some college

91

82

Motherís disability status

Mothers with disabilities

DNC

DNC

Mothers without disabilities

DNC

DNC

Select populations

Motherís age groups

Under 15 years

48

48

15 to 19 years

69

64

20 to 24 years

78

70

25 to 29 years

86

77

30 to 34 years

89

79

35 years and older

88

79

DNA = Data have not been analyzed. DNC = Data are not collected. DSU = Data are statistically unreliable.