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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of fetal deaths >20 weeks of gestation in the United States (less California), 1996-2002 (n = 156,510).

From: Male fetal loss in the U.S. following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001

  N %
Male sex 83,456 53.32
Maternal Age
   < 18 years 10,013 6.40
   18-25 years 58,658 37.48
   26-34 years 62,123 39.69
   ≥ 35 years 25,716 16.43
Maternal Education
Less than high school graduate 30,823 19.69
High school graduate 50,812 32.47
Some college 26,806 17.13
College graduate 24,374 15.57
Unknown/not reported 23,695 15.14
Maternal Race/Ethnicity
Non-hispanic white 76,316 48.76
Non-hispanic black 42,782 27.33
Hispanic 20,529 13.12
Other 16,883 10.79