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102. Pregnancies Ending in Live Birth to Women 15-44 Years Old, and Months Pregnant When Prenatal Care Began: 1991-95



 
Percent distribution
Characteristic Months pregnant when prenatal care began
Less 5 months or
Number than 3-4 more or no
(1,000) Total 3 months months prenatal care
 
    All pregnancies 1 17,052 100.0 88.1 5.4 6.6
 
AGE AT TIME OF BIRTH
 
Under 20 years old 2,023 100.0 75.3 10.7 14.0
20-24 years old 4,388 100.0 84.5 7.3 8.2
25-29 years old 5,088 100.0 91.3 4.0 4.7
30-44 years old 5,553 100.0 92.5 3.1 4.3
 
MARITAL STATUS AT TIME OF BIRTH
 
Never married 3,940 100.0 77.3 9.6 13.1
Married 12,171 100.0 91.5 4.0 4.5
Formerly married 942 100.0 88.6 5.3 6.1
 
BIRTH ORDER
 
First 6,972 100.0 87.7 6.8 5.5
Second 5,684 100.0 89.3 4.0 6.6
Third or higher 4,397 100.0 87.0 4.8 8.2
 
WANTEDNESS STATUS AT CONCEPTION 2
 
Intended 11,833 100.0 91.2 3.9 4.9
Mistimed 3,715 100.0 82.2 9.1 8.7
Unwanted 1,485 100.0 78.0 8.2 13.8
 
RESIDENCE
 
Metropolitan, central city 5,453 100.0 86.1 5.5 8.4
Metropolitan, suburban 8,047 100.0 89.7 5.0 5.4
Nonmetropolitan 3,552 100.0 87.4 6.0 6.5
 
EDUCATION 3
 
No high school diploma or GED 4 2,368 100.0 78.9 6.9 14.3
High school diploma or GED 6,076 100.0 88.5 6.3 5.2
Some college, no bachelor's degree 3,582 100.0 94.5 3.0 2.5
Bachelor's degree or higher 3,144 100.0 93.8 2.3 3.9
 
RACE AND HISPANIC ORIGIN
 
Hispanic 2,677 100.0 83.4 6.5 10.1
Non-Hispanic White 11,166 100.0 91.4 4.3 4.4
Non-Hispanic Black 2,396 100.0 78.3 10.1 11.6
Non-Hispanic other 814 100.0 86.4 3.1 10.4



1 Includes pregnancies with missing information on prenatal care
or wantedness status. 2 Based on new questions in Cycle 5. See source "Definitions of Terms."
3 Limited to women 22-44 years of age at time of interview.
4 GED is general equivalency diploma.

Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Abma J., Chandra A., Mosher W., Peterson L., Piccinino L., Fertility, Family Planning, and Women's Health. New data from the 1995 National Survey of Family Growth, Vital Health Stat. 23(19), 1997. http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg.htm



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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