Women aged 18 to 44 who took maternity leave for their last pregnancy, by race/ethnicity, 2002 (vertical bar chart): Non-Hispanic White, 70.8%; Non-Hispanic Black, 75.3%; Hispanic, 60.1%; Non-Hispanic Other,* 75.8%.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Survey of Family Growth, 2002. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

*Includes Asian/Pacific Islander, American Indian/Alaska Native, and persons of more than one race.