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TABLE B-20
1997 VERMONT RESIDENT BIRTHS
                                 MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN BY EDUCATION OF MOTHER
                                   NUMBER OF EVENTS AND CUMULATIVE ROW PERCENTS
                    
                                             MONTH PRENATAL CARE BEGAN*
                    
                                                  NUMBER OF EVENTS
YEARS OF
EDUCATION           FIRST  SECOND  THIRD  FOURTH  FIFTH  SIXTH  SEVENTH  EIGHTH  NINTH  NONE UNKNOWN TOTAL
------------        -----  ------  -----  ------  -----  -----  -------  ------  -----  ---- ------- -----

<9 YEARS               5      23     25      10      5      3       3        1      1      1     6      83
 9 YEARS              13      54     33      12     14      4       1        0      1      0     5     137
10 YEARS              15      79     54      25      4      7       4        1      0      1    14     204
11 YEARS              24      88     70      26     13     10       8        6      1      3    16     265
H.S. GRADUATE        263    1221    584     155     72     36      20       12      5      6   114    2488
1 YEAR COLLEGE        57     221     94      24      8      4       4        4      2      1    17     436
2 YEARS COLLEGE      119     415    154      37     14      4       6        3      1      0    22     775
3 YEARS COLLEGE       20      75     50      15      6      3       0        2      1      0    13     185
COLLEGE GRAD. +      243    1077    401      70     22     17       8        6      0      0    46    1890
UNKNOWN               16      47     36       6      8      5       2        0      3      2    14     139

TOTAL                775    3300   1501     380    166     93      56       35     15     14   267    6602

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

<9 YEARS              6.5     36.4    68.8     81.8    88.3    92.2     96.1      97.4    98.7   100.0
 9 YEARS              9.8     50.8    75.8     84.8    95.5    98.5     99.2      99.2   100.0   100.0
10 YEARS              7.9     49.5    77.9     91.1    93.2    96.8     98.9      99.5    99.5   100.0
11 YEARS              9.6     45.0    73.1     83.5    88.8    92.8     96.0      98.4    98.8   100.0
H.S. GRADUATE        11.1     62.5    87.1     93.6    96.7    98.2     99.0      99.5    99.7   100.0
1 YEAR COLLEGE       13.6     66.3    88.8     94.5    96.4    97.4     98.3      99.3    99.8   100.0
2 YEARS COLLEGE      15.8     70.9    91.4     96.3    98.1    98.7     99.5      99.9   100.0   100.0
3 YEARS COLLEGE      11.6     55.2    84.3     93.0    96.5    98.3     98.3      99.4   100.0   100.0
COLLEGE GRAD +       13.2     71.6    93.3     97.1    98.3    99.2     99.7     100.0   100.0   100.0
UNKNOWN              12.8     50.4    79.2     84.0    90.4    94.4     96.0      96.0    98.4   100.0

TOTAL                12.2     64.3    88.0     94.0    96.6    98.1     99.0      99.5    99.8   100.0
                    
* SEE APPENDIX B FOR DATA QUALITY NOTES.

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