Prenatal care in Iowa

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Why This Indicator Matters

Prenatal care has increased 11 percent since 2007 and has risen in over 80 percent of Iowa counties.  Recently, however, the rate peaked in 2011 and has fallen seven percent since then. 
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Definitions: Percentage of live births where the mother began prenatal care during the first trimester of pregnancy

Data Source: Iowa Department of Public Health