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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

During the last 3 months of your most recent pregnancy, how often did you participate in any physical activities for 30 minutes or more?

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
LESS THAN 1 DAY PER WEEK 1 TO 4 DAYS PER WEEK 5 OR MORE DAYS PER WEEK TOLD NOT TO EXERCISE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1538 727 47.7 44.5-50.8 529 38.5 35.5-41.6 94 7.7 6.1- 9.6 188 6.1 4.9- 7.6
Age
< 20 years 159 80 49.1 39.0-59.3 45 31.6 22.9-42.0 21 14.5 8.6-23.4 13 4.8 2.0-10.9
20-24 years 405 199 48.8 42.7-54.9 144 40.3 34.5-46.4 22 7.1 4.5-11.2 40 3.8 2.3- 6.2
25-34 years 785 356 46.0 41.7-50.3 284 40.4 36.3-44.7 41 6.5 4.6- 9.1 104 7.1 5.3- 9.4
35+ years 189 92 51.1 42.3-59.8 56 31.9 24.3-40.6 10 8.0 4.1-15.1 31 9.0 5.3-14.7
Race
White 1063 496 46.3 42.7-50.0 374 40.1 36.6-43.7 58 7.3 5.6- 9.5 135 6.3 4.8- 8.0
Black 412 194 49.7 43.1-56.4 136 34.3 28.2-40.9 36 10.4 6.9-15.5 46 5.6 3.5- 8.8
Other 63 37 60.7 45.4-74.2 19 32.7 20.3-48.2 0 0.0 . - . 7 6.5 2.2-18.1
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 76 42.8 34.2-51.8 60 41.5 32.9-50.5 17 13.1 8.1-20.5 13 2.7 1.1- 6.2
No 1372 651 48.5 45.2-51.8 469 38.0 34.8-41.3 77 6.8 5.2- 8.8 175 6.7 5.4- 8.4
Education
< High School 305 148 47.4 40.3-54.5 97 35.3 28.8-42.5 35 13.6 9.3-19.3 25 3.7 2.1- 6.7
High School 446 228 50.9 45.0-56.8 142 35.7 30.2-41.5 27 7.6 4.9-11.7 49 5.8 3.7- 8.9
> High School 784 348 45.5 41.3-49.8 290 42.0 37.8-46.2 32 5.1 3.5- 7.4 114 7.5 5.7- 9.8
Marital Status
Married 948 438 46.6 42.8-50.4 337 40.3 36.6-44.2 46 5.9 4.3- 8.0 127 7.2 5.6- 9.3
Other 590 289 49.3 44.0-54.7 192 35.7 30.7-41.0 48 10.6 7.7-14.5 61 4.4 2.9- 6.6
Income
14,999 or less 453 211 45.6 39.7-51.6 152 36.1 30.6-42.1 46 12.6 9.0-17.3 44 5.7 3.6- 8.8
15,000-24,999 237 126 56.7 48.5-64.5 76 33.8 26.6-41.9 12 5.9 3.0-11.5 23 3.6 1.9- 6.7
25,000-49,999 316 151 45.7 39.2-52.4 115 42.0 35.6-48.7 11 4.1 2.1- 7.8 39 8.2 5.4-12.3
50,000 or more 418 181 46.0 40.4-51.8 159 42.2 36.7-48.0 15 4.8 2.9- 8.1 63 6.9 4.7-10.0
WIC recipient
No 785 376 48.3 44.0-52.6 277 40.1 36.0-44.3 32 5.6 3.8- 8.1 100 6.1 4.5- 8.1
Yes 742 344 46.7 42.2-51.4 250 37.1 32.7-41.6 62 10.0 7.5-13.2 86 6.2 4.5- 8.5
Medicaid recipient
No 713 332 47.7 43.3-52.1 260 41.5 37.2-45.9 25 4.9 3.3- 7.3 96 6.0 4.4- 8.1
Yes 825 395 47.7 43.3-52.1 269 36.0 31.9-40.4 69 10.1 7.6-13.1 92 6.3 4.6- 8.4
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 687 325 48.2 44.5-51.8 188 27.2 24.0-30.6 30 4.4 3.1- 6.2 144 20.2 17.5-23.3
2500+ grams 851 402 47.6 44.2-51.0 341 39.5 36.2-42.9 64 8.0 6.3-10.1 44 4.9 3.7- 6.5

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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