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Births to mothers with less than a high school diploma in Rhode Island

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Mother’s education level is the percentage of total births to women with less than a high school diploma.
Data are self-reported at the time of the infant’s birth.

Data Source

Rhode Island Department of Health, Center for Health Data and Analysis, Hospital Discharge Database.


The year indicated is the mid-year of a five-year period of data. The data are self reported at the time of the infant's birth and reported by mother's residence not the place of the infant's birth.

*Rates should not be calculated due to small numbers and the lack of statistical reliability. 

Last Updated

June 2023