Rhode Island

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Location: Rhode Island
Topic: Late/no prenatal care by race/ethnicity
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Late/no prenatal care by race/ethnicity: Rhode Island, 2008-2010 Average

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• In Rhode Island during 2008-2010 (average), black mothers (3.0%) had the highest rates of late or no prenatal care compared to other maternal race and ethnicity categories. 
• The rate of late or no prenatal care among births to black women (3.0%) was about 2 times higher than the rate among white women (1.1%). 


  • All race categories exclude Hispanics.
  • 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.


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved March 23, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.