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TABLE B-23
1996 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS               
                                      MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN BY AGE OF MOTHER
                                     NUMBER OF EVENTS AND CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS
                    
                                                MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN*
AGE OF
MOTHER              FIRST  SECOND THIRD  FOURTH FIFTH  SIXTH  SEVENTH EIGHTH NINTH   NONE  UNKNOWN TOTAL
------------       ------- ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------- ------ ------ ------ ------- ------

<15 YEARS              0       1      0      0      0      0      0       0      0      1       0      2

 15 YEARS              2       6      3      2      2      1      0       0      0      0       1     17
 16 YEARS              0      16     12      8      4      2      2       1      0      2      12     59
 17 YEARS              6      38     35     10      5      3      2       3      0      0       9    111
 18 YEARS              5      67     54     16     11      1      1       2      2      0      10    169
 19 YEARS             23      91     61     26     14      7      2       1      2      2      13    242
(15-19 YRS)        (  36)  ( 218) ( 165) (  62) (  36) (  14) (   7)  (   7) (   4) (   4)  (  45) ( 598)

 20 YEARS             13      92     59     17     10      8      3       2      1      1      16    222
 21 YEARS             26     116     75     32     17      5      3       5      0      1      16    296
 22 YEARS             30     147     52     24      9      9      3       3      1      3      10    291
 23 YEARS             27     129     65     28     17      5      2       1      1      1      16    292
 24 YEARS             39     177     86     18     11      8      3       2      0      0      11    355
(20-24 YRS)        ( 135)  ( 661) ( 337) ( 119) (  64) (  35) (  14)  (  13) (   3) (   6)  (  69) (1456)

 25-29 YRS           255    1088    447     75     39     29     19      10      3      3      42   2010
 30-34 YRS           187     948    411     90     30     13      8       8      0      2      32   1729
 35-39 YRS            90     431    193     36     16     13      5       2      2      0      25    813
 40-44 YRS            18      54     40     10      3      4      7       0      1      0       1    138
 45+ YEARS             0       2      3      1      0      0      0       0      0      0       0      6
 UNKNOWN               0       0      0      0      0      0      0       0      0      0       0      0

 TOTAL               721    3403   1596    393    188    108     60      40     13     16     214   6752

                                       CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS - EXCLUDING UNKNOWNS 
AGE OF
MOTHER              FIRST  SECOND   THIRD  FOURTH   FIFTH   SIXTH  SEVENTH EIGHTH   NINTH   NONE
------------       ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------

<15 YEARS             0.0    50.0    50.0    50.0    50.0    50.0    50.0    50.0    50.0   100.0

 15 YEARS            12.5    50.0    68.8    81.3    93.8   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 16 YEARS             0.0    34.0    59.6    76.6    85.1    89.4    93.6    95.7    95.7   100.0
 17 YEARS             5.9    43.1    77.5    87.3    92.2    95.1    97.1   100.0   100.0   100.0
 18 YEARS             3.1    45.3    79.2    89.3    96.2    96.9    97.5    98.7   100.0   100.0
 19 YEARS            10.0    49.8    76.4    87.8    93.9    96.9    97.8    98.3    99.1   100.0
(15-19 YRS)        (  6.5) ( 45.9) ( 75.8) ( 87.0) ( 93.5) ( 96.0) ( 97.3) ( 98.6) ( 99.3) (100.0)

 20 YEARS             6.3    51.0    79.6    87.9    92.7    96.6    98.1    99.0    99.5   100.0
 21 YEARS             9.3    50.7    77.5    88.9    95.0    96.8    97.9    99.6    99.6   100.0
 22 YEARS            10.7    63.0    81.5    90.0    93.2    96.4    97.5    98.6    98.9   100.0
 23 YEARS             9.8    56.5    80.1    90.2    96.4    98.2    98.9    99.3    99.6   100.0
 24 YEARS            11.3    62.8    87.8    93.0    96.2    98.5    99.4   100.0   100.0   100.0
(20-24 YRS)        (  9.7) ( 57.4) ( 81.7) ( 90.3) ( 94.9) ( 97.4) ( 98.4) ( 99.4) ( 99.6) (100.0)

 25-29 YRS           13.0    68.2    91.0    94.8    96.7    98.2    99.2    99.7    99.8   100.0
 30-34 YRS           11.0    66.9    91.1    96.4    98.2    98.9    99.4    99.9    99.9   100.0
 35-39 YRS           11.4    66.1    90.6    95.2    97.2    98.9    99.5    99.7   100.0   100.0
 40-44 YRS           13.1    52.6    81.8    89.1    91.2    94.2    99.3    99.3   100.0   100.0
 45+ YEARS            0.0    33.3    83.3   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0
 UNKNOWN              0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0     0.0

 TOTAL               11.0    63.1    87.5    93.5    96.4    98.0    98.9    99.6    99.8   100.0


* SEE APPENDIX B FOR DATA QUALITY NOTES.

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