Table 4

Factors associated with attendance of a prenatal education course

Attendance of prenatal education courseP value (χ2)
Yes (n=116)No (n=448)
Maternal age distribution, years
 20–29 (n=130)24 (18.5%)106 (81.5%)0.708
 30–39 (n=403)85 (21.2%)318 (78.9%)
 ≥40 (n=31)7 (22.6%)24 (77.4%)
Residence (number, %)
 Shanghai (n=448)91 (20%)357 (80%)0.796
 Non-Shanghai (n=116)25 (22%)91 (78%)
Education level (number, %)
 Under tertiary (n=18)2 (11%)16 (89%)0.328
 Under graduate (n=450)90 (20%)360 (80%)
 Post graduate (n=96)24 (25%)72 (75%)
Parity (number, %)
 1 (n=469)103 (22%)366 (78%)0.071
 2 (n=95)13 (14%)82 (86%)
Gravida (number, %)
 1 (n=415)91 (22%)324 (78%)0.297
 2 (n=122)22 (18%)100 (82%)
 ≥3 (n=27)3 (11%)24 (89%)