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Indicator Report - Prenatal Care

Why Is This Important?

Women who receive early and consistent prenatal care (PNC) enhance their likelihood of giving birth to a healthy child. Health care providers recommend that women begin prenatal care in the first trimester of their pregnancy.

Prenatal Care in the First Trimester of Pregnancy by Race, Utah, 2012

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Data Notes

Percentage of mothers of live born infants where prenatal care was reported to have been received in the first trimester. (Births where prenatal care was unreported were counted in the denominator.)

Data Sources

Utah Birth Certificate Database, Office of Vital Records and Statistics, Utah Department of Health.

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Definition

Number of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester as a percentage of the total number of live births.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of infants born to pregnant women receiving prenatal care in the first trimester.
Denominator: Number of live births.

Page Content Updated On 11/14/2013, Published on 11/19/2013
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Content updated: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 23:09:26 MST