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Topic: Early prenatal care by race
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Early prenatal care by race: United States, 2000-2002 Average

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• In the United States during 2000-2002 (average), white (85.2%) mothers had the highest rates of early prenatal care, followed by Asian/Pacific Islanders (84.3%), blacks (74.6%) and American Indian/Alaska Natives (69.5%). 

Healthy people 2020

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


  • Early prenatal care is pregnancy-related care beginning in the first trimester (1-3 months).


  • National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
  • Retrieved April 25, 2018, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.