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Mothers who Received Early Prenatal Care

Shows the percentage of births to mothers who began prenatal care in the first trimester of their pregnancy. In order to have the best possible outcome for mother and child, early prenatal care is essential. Even before a woman conceives, she can be given folic acid, checked for immunity to rubella and blood type, as well as advised about smoking, drinking alcohol, and eating a healthy diet. Once a woman is pregnant, prenatal visits to a healthcare provider will include examinations to determine the health of the mother and developing fetus.

Measurement Period: 2014
Value: 59.24
HP 2020 Target:Healthy People 2020 target: Increase the proportion of pregnant women who receive prenatal care beginning in first trimester to 77.9%

County

59.24

State

69.9

National

HP 2020

77.9
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Historical Data

  • Measurement Period Value
    2014 59.24
    2013 59.9123
    2012 65.4955
    2011 65.3824
    2010 67.2249
    2009 67.7069
    2008 63.7709
    2007 68.6988
    2006 69.0838
    2005 69.2146
    2004 50.1721

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