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Services Received During Pregnancy: Childbirth Classes*

1998 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1777 1207 63.4 60.4-66.2 570 36.6 33.8-39.6
Age
< 20 years 275 187 66.6 58.6-73.7 88 33.4 26.3-41.4
20-24 years 492 344 62.9 57.0-68.4 148 37.1 31.6-43.0
25-34 years 808 535 62.8 58.5-66.9 273 37.2 33.1-41.5
35+ years 202 141 62.6 53.2-71.2 61 37.4 28.8-46.8
Mother's Race
White 1170 775 62.4 58.8-65.8 395 37.6 34.2-41.2
African American 538 383 65.6 59.6-71.1 155 34.4 28.9-40.4
Other Minorities 69 49 68.3 52.5-80.8 20 31.7 19.2-47.5
Hispanic origin
Yes 87 66 74.3 61.5-83.9 21 25.7 16.1-38.5
No 1689 1140 62.4 59.4-65.4 549 37.6 34.6-40.6
Education
< High School 372 272 72.9 66.3-78.6 100 27.1 21.4-33.7
High School 600 436 68.2 63.1-72.9 164 31.8 27.1-36.9
> High School 803 498 55.2 50.8-59.5 305 44.8 40.5-49.2
Marital Status
Married 1160 766 61.5 57.9-64.9 394 38.5 35.1-42.1
Other 617 441 67.3 61.9-72.4 176 32.7 27.6-38.1
Income
15,999 or less 541 389 67.3 61.7-72.5 152 32.7 27.5-38.3
16,000-24,999 277 195 64.9 57.3-71.9 82 35.1 28.1-42.7
25,000-39,999 285 199 66.9 59.6-73.5 86 33.1 26.5-40.4
40,000 or more 530 315 54.3 49.0-59.5 215 45.7 40.5-51.0
WIC recipient
No 952 628 59.6 55.5-63.5 324 40.4 36.5-44.5
Yes 806 569 68.7 64.2-72.8 237 31.3 27.2-35.8
Medicaid recipient
No 893 562 58.6 54.5-62.5 331 41.4 37.5-45.5
Yes 884 645 68.7 64.3-72.8 239 31.3 27.2-35.7
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 316 264 83.5 78.9-87.3 52 16.5 12.7-21.1
1500-2499 grams 559 385 69.8 65.8-73.5 174 30.2 26.5-34.2
2500+ grams 899 555 62.5 59.3-65.7 344 37.5 34.3-40.7

*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.