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Topic: Late/no prenatal care by race
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Late/no prenatal care by race: United States, 2000-2002 Average

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• In the United States during 2000-2002 (average), Native American mothers (8.2%) had the highest rates of late or no prenatal care compared to other maternal race categories. 
• The rate of late or no prenatal care among births to Native American women (8.2%) was about 2 times higher than the rate among white women (3.2%). 

Footnotes

  • Late/No prenatal care is pregnancy-related care beginning in the 3rd trimester (7-9 months) or when no pregnancy-related care was received at all.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved April 23, 2014, from www.marchofdimes.com/peristats.