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Services Received During Pregnancy: Childbirth Classes*

1999 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results
  No Yes
Demographic Groups Total Respondents N % 95% C.I. N % 95% C.I.
Total 1764 1154 61.8 58.8-64.7 610 38.2 35.3-41.2
Age
< 20 years 267 177 62.0 53.6-69.8 90 38.0 30.2-46.4
20-24 years 461 326 66.2 60.3-71.6 135 33.8 28.4-39.7
25-34 years 835 509 57.5 53.2-61.8 326 42.5 38.2-46.8
35+ years 201 142 69.1 60.3-76.6 59 30.9 23.4-39.7
Mother's Race
White 1185 734 58.9 55.4-62.4 451 41.1 37.6-44.6
African American 517 375 69.5 63.3-75.0 142 30.5 25.0-36.7
Other Minorities 62 45 70.9 54.1-83.4 17 29.1 16.6-45.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 110 75 66.4 55.1-76.1 35 33.6 23.9-44.9
No 1654 1079 61.4 58.2-64.4 575 38.6 35.6-41.8
Education
< High School 405 298 70.7 64.3-76.4 107 29.3 23.6-35.7
High School 583 434 72.7 67.4-77.4 149 27.3 22.6-32.6
> High School 775 421 49.8 45.5-54.2 354 50.2 45.8-54.5
Marital Status
Married 1161 707 58.6 54.9-62.1 454 41.4 37.9-45.1
Other 603 447 69.0 63.6-74.0 156 31.0 26.0-36.4
Income
15,999 or less 512 379 70.2 64.4-75.4 133 29.8 24.6-35.6
16,000-24,999 275 200 67.8 60.0-74.7 75 32.2 25.3-40.0
25,000-39,999 269 183 66.3 58.8-73.1 86 33.7 26.9-41.2
40,000 or more 536 279 49.8 44.5-55.0 257 50.2 45.0-55.5
WIC recipient
No 925 563 56.4 52.3-60.5 362 43.6 39.5-47.7
Yes 823 583 67.9 63.5-72.0 240 32.1 28.0-36.5
Medicaid recipient
No 876 500 55.4 51.3-59.5 376 44.6 40.5-48.7
Yes 888 654 68.9 64.5-72.9 234 31.1 27.1-35.5
Infant's birth weight
Under 1500 grams 324 274 83.6 78.9-87.4 50 16.4 12.6-21.1
1500-2499 grams 544 341 64.5 60.4-68.4 203 35.5 31.6-39.6
2500+ grams 891 536 61.2 57.9-64.4 355 38.8 35.6-42.1

*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.