Table 24. Births to mothers with late or no prenatal care by ethnicity and year,

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1994 through 2001, by place of residence

Year:

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

Residence

Numbers of births with late or no prenatal care

       

City of Galveston

               

Black

69

57

70

54

37

39

43

31

Hispanic

61

46

46

47

42

42

27

38

All other

53

38

37

29

42

34

21

19

Total

183

141

153

130

121

115

91

88

Residence

Percentages of all births receiving late or no prenatal care

       

City of Galveston

               

Black

22.1

21.0

25.0

21.3

16.2

14.7

15.4

12.1

Hispanic

18.9

16.4

14.6

15.2

14.0

13.4

9.0

11.6

All other

12.3

10.6

10.6

8.2

10.5

9.8

6.5

6.1

Total

17.2

15.5

16.2

14.2

13.0

12.4

10.1

9.8

Galveston County

               

Black

25.7

25.0

24.1

21.8

19.9

18.6

16.9

16.7

Hispanic

21.7

19.7

17.8

20.3

18.1

16.9

14.2

14.4

All other

12.9

12.2

12.6

11.8

13.3

12.1

13.1

11.9

Total

17.2

16.4

15.9

15.7

15.5

14.5

14.1

13.4

Texas

               

Black

29.4

26.2

25.8

25.4

24.3

23.3

23.7

23.0

Hispanic

33.4

30.8

29.8

28.8

27.3

27.8

28.8

25.8

All other

15.8

14.8

13.9

13.3

13.2

12.7

12.5

12.0

Total

24.5

22.7

21.9

21.5

20.7

20.7

21.2

19.7

United States*

               

Black

31.7

29.6

28.5

27.7

26.7

25.9

25.7

25.5

Hispanic

31.1

29.2

27.8

26.3

25.7

25.6

25.6

25.5

All other

13.5

12.9

12.6

12.1

12.8

11.6

11.5

11.5

Total

19.8

18.7

18.1

17.5

17.2

16.8

16.8

16.6

Source: Texas Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics.

       

Births with unknown first month of prenatal care were excluded.

       

"Late" means beginning after the first 3 months of pregnancy.

       

United States data is from the National Vital Statistics Reports, Vol. 51, No. 11, June 25, 2003.

       

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/births.htm Accessed (09/03/2003)