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Services Received During Pregnancy: Childbirth Classes*

1997 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 842 525 56.1 51.5-60.6 317 43.9 39.4-48.5
Age
< 20 years 126 73 46.8 35.0-59.0 53 53.2 41.0-65.0
20-24 years 220 136 56.9 47.5-65.8 84 43.1 34.2-52.5
25-34 years 401 239 54.6 48.0-60.9 162 45.4 39.1-52.0
35+ years 95 77 75.1 61.9-84.8 18 24.9 15.2-38.1
Mother's Race
White 567 335 54.6 49.1-60.0 232 45.4 40.0-50.9
African American 250 176 59.5 50.3-68.0 74 40.5 32.0-49.7
Other Minorities 25 14 59.8 33.2-81.6 11 40.2 18.4-66.8
Hispanic origin
Yes 18 12 47.3 16.2-80.6 6 52.7 19.4-83.8
No 824 513 56.3 51.6-60.8 311 43.7 39.2-48.4
Education
< High School 162 111 61.1 49.7-71.5 51 38.9 28.5-50.3
High School 291 199 61.5 53.3-69.1 92 38.5 30.9-46.7
> High School 389 215 49.8 43.5-56.1 174 50.2 43.9-56.5
Marital Status
Married 563 345 55.7 50.2-61.0 218 44.3 39.0-49.8
Other 279 180 56.9 48.4-65.1 99 43.1 34.9-51.6
Income
15,999 or less 260 173 56.2 47.1-65.0 87 43.8 35.0-52.9
16,000-24,999 132 88 65.2 52.0-76.4 44 34.8 23.6-48.0
25,000-39,999 140 83 55.2 44.6-65.4 57 44.8 34.6-55.4
40,000 or more 260 148 51.1 43.6-58.6 112 48.9 41.4-56.4
WIC recipient
No 462 287 55.3 49.3-61.1 175 44.7 38.9-50.7
Yes 374 235 57.4 50.1-64.4 139 42.6 35.6-49.9
Medicaid recipient
No 433 255 54.7 48.7-60.5 178 45.3 39.5-51.3
Yes 409 270 57.7 50.5-64.6 139 42.3 35.4-49.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 170 138 82.0 75.5-87.1 32 18.0 12.9-24.5
1500-2499 grams 263 167 64.4 58.2-70.0 96 35.6 30.0-41.8
2500+ grams 407 219 55.1 50.1-60.0 188 44.9 40.0-49.9

*Survey Question:
During you most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services? 60a. Childbirth classes

Percents based on fewer than 50 total respondents may not be reliable.
Interpret these percentages with caution. C.I. = confidence interval.