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Table 1 Personal information of mothers of infants who participated in prenatal education curriculum or not and their husbands (n = 604)

From: The effect of prenatal education curriculum on mother’s prenatal examination utilization, delivery mode and recovery status: a cross-sectional survey in China

  Mothers t/χ2 Their husbands
Participated n (%) Not n (%) Mother participated n (%) Mother not participated n (%) t/χ2
Age (years)
Min 20 18   21 20  
Max 42 42   46 48  
Mean ± STD 28.0 ± 4.1 27.3 ± 4.2 1.76 30.8 ± 4.7 30.3 ± 4.8 1.16
Education
Primary school and below 1 (0.6) 7 (1.6)   1 (0.6) 5 (1.2)  
Middle school 28 (16.3) 108 (25.4)   25 (14.5) 97 (22.8)  
High school 42 (24.4) 113 (26.6)   34 (19.8) 113(26.6)  
College 45 (26.2) 87 (20.5)   45 (26.2) 77 (18.1)  
University 56 (32.6) 110 (25.9) 9.5* 67 (39.0) 133 (31.3) 12.88*
Occupation
Staff in farming, forestry, or fishery 16 (9.2) 27 (6.4)   11 (6.4) 33 (8.0)  
Staff in manufacture, or transportation 4 (2.3) 6 (1.4)   18 (10.5) 40 (9.7)  
Staff in business, or service industry 28 (16.1) 65 (15.4)   32 (18.7) 97 (23.5)  
Manager in government, public institutions or enterprise 40 (22.9) 81 (19.3)   44 (25.7) 80 (19.4)  
Professionals 33 (19.0) 53 (12.6)   48 (28.1) 108 (26.2)  
Soldiers 1 (0.2)   2 (1.2) 7 (1.7)  
Housework 25 (14.4) 86 (20.4)   3 (1.8) 9 (2.2)  
Unemployed 22 (12.6) 91 (21.6)   5 (2.9) 24 (5.8)  
Others 6 (3.4) 11 (2.6) 15.16 8 (4.7) 15 (3.6) 9.09
Monthly income (RMB)
199 and below 29 (17.3) 101 (24.1)   8 (1.9)  
200–1019 22 (13.1) 57 (13.6)   5 (2.9) 31 (7.4)  
1020–3499 66 (39.3) 168 (40.1)   65 (38.0) 174 (41.6)  
3500–5999 36 (21.4) 64 (15.3)   67 (39.2) 131 (31.3)  
6000–8499 10 (6.0) 17 (4.1)   24 (14.0) 38 (9.1)  
8500 and above 5 (3.0) 12 (2.9) 6.17 10 (5.8) 36 (8.6) 13.90*
  1. P < 0.05