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TABLE B-20
1998 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             7       37       15      10       3       3        4         0       0       0      6       85
9 YEARS               8       46       33      11       7       5        0         3       0       0      9      122
10 YEARS             16       80       50      24       9       9        4         1       3       1     19      216
11 YEARS             23      107       63      23      13       5        3         2       0       2     12      253
H.S. GRADUATE       243     1192      599     158      84      38       24        13       7      10    112     2480
1 YEAR COLLEGE       50      217      104      30       8       3        7         3       1       0     20      443
2 YEARS COLLEGE     105      406      181      42       7       7        2         1       2       2     20      775
3 YEARS COLLEGE      20       61       34      12       1       1        1         0       0       1      6      137
COLLEGE GRAD. +     244     1068      391      77      25      22       10         5       7       1     40     1890
UNKNOWN              14       64       34      18      13       4        2         0       2       2     15      168

TOTAL               730     3278     1504     405     170      97       57        28      22      19    259     6569

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

< 9 YEARS            8.9     55.7    74.7     87.3    91.1    94.9    100.0     100.0   100.0  100.0
9 YEARS              7.1     47.8    77.0     86.7    92.9    97.3     97.3     100.0   100.0  100.0
10 YEARS             8.1     48.7    74.1     86.3    90.9    95.4     97.5      98.0    99.5  100.0
11 YEARS             9.5     53.9    80.1     89.6    95.0    97.1     98.3      99.2    99.2  100.0
H.S. GRADUATE       10.3     60.6    85.9     92.6    96.1    97.7     98.7      99.3    99.6  100.0
1 YEAR COLLEGE      11.8     63.1    87.7     94.8    96.7    97.4     99.1      99.8   100.0  100.0
2 YEARS COLLEGE     13.9     67.7    91.7     97.2    98.1    99.1     99.3      99.5    99.7  100.0
3 YEARS COLLEGE     15.3     61.8    87.8     96.9    97.7    98.5     99.2      99.2    99.2  100.0
COLLEGE GRAD +      13.2     70.9    92.1     96.2    97.6    98.8     99.3      99.6    99.9  100.0
UNKNOWN              9.2     51.0    73.2     85.0    93.5    96.1     97.4      97.4    98.7  100.0

TOTAL               11.6     63.5    87.4     93.8    96.5    98.0     98.9      99.4    99.7  100.0
                    
* SEE APPENDIX B FOR DATA QUALITY NOTES.


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