Table 6_1_1-2a

2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports

The National Healthcare Quality Report (NHQR) is a comprehensive national overview of quality of health care in the United States. It is organized around four dimensions of quality of care: effectiveness, patient safety, timeliness, and patient centeredness.

Table 6_1_1.2a
Women who completed a pregnancy in the last 12 months who received prenatal care in the first trimester, by race, United States, 2005
Population groupTotalWhiteBlackAPIAI/AN
PercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSEPercentSE
Total83.90.085.50.076.30.185.30.169.60.2
Mother's ageUnder 1547.90.853.31.142.61.136.35.438.14.6
15–1970.80.173.00.166.70.260.50.662.20.6
20–2478.90.080.40.174.70.174.40.368.70.4
25–2986.00.087.30.079.90.185.20.272.70.5
30–3489.40.090.50.082.10.189.50.174.70.6
35 and over88.70.090.00.180.40.289.20.272.20.8
Mother's education,a age 20 and overLess than high school72.80.173.90.168.10.272.00.460.30.6
High school graduate82.00.084.00.076.10.178.80.269.80.4
At least some college91.20.092.50.084.50.190.00.180.60.4
Residence locationbMetropolitan84.40.086.00.076.60.185.70.173.10.3
  Large central metro84.00.086.00.075.90.186.60.174.40.6
  Large fringe metro86.20.087.70.077.80.187.10.279.60.8
  Medium metro83.70.185.00.176.90.282.90.272.70.6
  Small metro82.50.183.80.176.80.277.40.568.30.7
Micropolitan (nonmetro)81.50.183.20.173.90.373.70.667.00.5
Noncore (nonmetro)81.20.183.40.174.10.376.31.365.30.5

a Education data are for persons age 20 and over and exclude the following States: FL, ID, KS, KY, NE, NH, NY (not including NYC), PA, SC, TN, TX, and WA, that implemented the 2003 Revisions to the U.S Standard Birth Certificate.

b For more information, see the National Vital Statistics System entry in Appendix A, Data Sources.

Key: AI/AN: American Indian or Alaska Native; API: Asian or Pacific Islander; SE: standard error.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Vital Statistics System - Natality.

 

Current as of September 2009
Internet Citation: Table 6_1_1-2a: 2008 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Reports. September 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/nhqrdr/nhqrdr08/6_maternalchildhealth/T6_1_1-2a.html