Prenatal care

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Definitions: The number and percent of mothers who received prenatal care in the first trimester of pregnancy (month 1 through 3) and the number and percent of mothers who received no or late (month 7 through 9) prenatal care. Percent is given per the number of live births.

Data Source: The data used for this measure come from Center for Health Statistics, Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Birth Data. Data were retrieved on May 18, 2016 from http://www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/VitalStatisticsData/BirthData/BirthTablesbyTopic.aspx (Health Service Utilization Table C4)

S: Data estimate has been suppressed. When the annual number of mothers who did or did not receive prenatal care was 10 or fewer, percent is not shown. Data presented here are annual estimates.

Footnotes: Data last updated in May 2016 by Washington KIDS COUNT.

DOH technical notes on measurement issues are available at http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/5300/TechnicalNotes.pdf.