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Topic: Early prenatal care by race/ethnicity
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Early prenatal care by race/ethnicity: Missouri, 2016-2018 Average

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• In Missouri during 2016-2018 (average), white (80.3%) mothers had the highest rates of early prenatal care, followed by Asian/Pacific Islanders (72.2%), American Indian/Alaska Natives (66.4%), Hispanics (64.3%) and blacks (62.7%). 

Healthy people 2020

  • Early prenatal care: increase to at least 77.9% of live births.

Footnotes

  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • Early prenatal care is pregnancy-related care beginning in the first trimester (1-3 months).

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved August 15, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.