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89. Live Births, by Place of Delivery; Median and Low-Birth Weight; and Prenatal Care

[Represents registered births. Excludes births to nonresidents of the United States. See Appendix III]

 
Item 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1996 1997
 
  Births attended (1,000):
In hospital 1 3,576 3,592 3,642 3,600 3,631 3,722 3,720 3,774 3,872 3,991 4,110 4,064 4,022 3,959 3,912 3,861 (NA) 3,891 3,881
  By physician, not in hospital 12 11 10 10 10 10 9 8 9 13 14 12 10 8 7 6 (NA) 6 5
  By midwife and other, not in hospital 2 24 27 28 29 28 29 27 27 28 22 21 22 21 20 21 21 (NA) 20 20
Median birth weight 3 4 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz. (NA) (NA) (NA) 7 lb.-7 oz. 7 lb.-7 oz.
  White 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-9 oz. 7 lb.-9 oz. 7 lb.-9 oz. 7 lb.-9 oz. 7 lb.-9 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. 7 lb.-8 oz. (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7 lb.-8 oz.
  Black 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 6 lb.-15 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 6 lb.-15 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. 7 lb.-0 oz. (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 7 lb.-0 oz.
 
Percent of births with low birth weight 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.8 6.7 6.8 6.8 6.9 6.9 7.0 7.0 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.3 (NA) 7.4 7.5
  White 5.7 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.6 5.7 5.6 5.7 5.7 5.8 5.8 6.0 6.1 6.2 (NA) 6.3 6.5
  Black 12.5 12.5 12.4 12.6 12.4 12.4 12.5 12.7 13.0 13.2 13.3 13.6 13.3 13.3 13.2 13.1 (NA) 13.0 13.0
Percent of births by period
in which prenatal care began:
  1st trimester 76.3 76.3 76.1 76.2 76.5 76.2 75.9 76.0 75.9 73.9 74.2 76.2 77.7 78.9 80.2 81.3 (NA) 81.9 82.5
  3d trimester or no prenatal care 5.1 5.2 5.5 5.6 5.6 5.7 6.0 6.1 6.1 6.3 6.0 5.8 5.2 4.8 4.4 4.2 (NA) 4.0 3.9




NA Not available.
1 Includes all births in hospitals or institutions and in clinics.
2 Includes births with attendant not specified.
3 Beginning 1989, median birth weight based on race of mother; prior to 1989, based on race of child.
4 Includes other races not shown separately. Source: U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, Vital Statistics of the United States, annual; and National Vital Statistics Reports (NVSR) (formerly Monthly Vital Statistics Report), and unpublished data.

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http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss.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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