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Relevant Population Characteristics for Prenatal Care

Relevant Population Characteristics

2013-2015 data show the following population subgroups are less likely to enter prenatal care in their first trimester: *Maternal age (mothers younger than 25, especially teens; mothers over 40) *Race and ethnicity (Utah women who are Hispanic, Black or African American, Alaskan Native or American Indian, Asian, or Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander have lower rates of entering prenatal care in their first trimester than Utah's general population) *Low educational attainment (high school or less) *Unmarried women *Women who have had three or more previous births

Related Relevant Population Characteristics Indicators:


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Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:48 MDT