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Pregnant people who received prenatal care beginning the first trimester by race/ethnicity in California

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The Other category includes Other, Multiple Race, and American Indian. Excludes births with missing/unknown PNC initiation.

Data Source

California Department of Public Health, Maternal Child and Adolescent Health Division (n.d.). 2015-2020 Prenatal Care Dashboard.

Includes the percentage of women whose first prenatal care visit takes place within the first trimester of pregnancy. Location is based on the mother’s place of residence as reported on the child’s birth certificate, race/ethnicity is based on the mother’s race/ethnicity. 


Last Updated

January 2024