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Location: New Hampshire
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Topic: Inadequate prenatal care by race/ethnicity
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Inadequate prenatal care by race/ethnicity: New Hampshire, 2016-2018 Average

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• In New Hampshire during 2016-2018 (average), American Indian/Alaska Native mothers (25.6%) had the highest rates of inadequate prenatal care compared to other maternal race and ethnicity categories. 
• The rate of inadequate prenatal care among births to American Indian/Alaska Native women (25.6%) was about 2 times higher than the rate among Asian/Pacific Islander women (8.8%). 

Footnotes

  • Adequacy is measured using the Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index, which classifies prenatal care received into 1 of 4 categories (inadequate, intermediate, adequate, and adequate plus) by combining information about the timing of prenatal care, the number of visits, and the infant's gestational age.

Source

  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Kotelchuck M. An evaluation of the Kessner Adequacy of Prenatal Care Index and a proposed Adequacy of Prenatal Care Utilization Index. Am J Public Health 1994; 84: 1414-1420.
  • Retrieved August 13, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.