Births to mothers receiving prenatal care during first trimester (5-year totals) in South Dakota

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Why This Indicator Matters

Prenatal care (first trimester) helps to promote healthier births. Prenatal care for the mother addresses such issues as inadequate nutrition, smoking, anemia, and diabetes. For babies, prenatal care (first trimester) is associated with her lower likelihood of being born low birth weight, stillborn, or dying within the first year of life.
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Definitions: The number of births where mothers-to-be saw their health care provider before the 13th week of pregnancy during the five year time span, by mother's county of residence.

Data Source: South Dakota Department of Health -http://doh.sd.gov/

Footnotes: UPDATED - November 2019
NA - Data not reported if there are less than 3 births.
Confidence intervals for prenatal care during first trimester can be found here Births to mothers receiving prenatal care during first trimester (5-year totals).