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2006 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 1316 596 46.3 42.9-49.8 469 38.2 34.9-41.6 92 8.8 6.9-11.1 159 6.7 5.2- 8.5
Age
< 20 years 129 50 36.6 26.6-47.9 53 41.1 30.5-52.5 14 14.2 7.9-24.1 12 8.1 3.8-16.6
20-24 years 287 134 44.1 37.0-51.5 105 40.5 33.6-47.9 23 10.3 6.4-16.1 25 5.1 2.8- 9.2
25-34 years 682 312 48.3 43.6-53.0 240 36.5 32.1-41.2 47 8.2 5.8-11.3 83 7.0 5.0- 9.6
35+ years 218 100 51.1 42.4-59.7 71 37.9 29.8-46.7 8 4.0 1.7- 8.7 39 7.0 4.1-11.9
Race
White 958 447 48.3 44.3-52.2 333 37.6 33.8-41.5 62 7.7 5.8-10.2 116 6.4 4.8- 8.5
Black 282 110 38.6 31.3-46.4 109 40.0 32.6-47.9 28 13.7 9.1-20.1 35 7.7 4.6-12.5
Other 76 39 55.8 41.3-69.5 27 37.9 25.2-52.5 2 0.6 0.1- 2.3 8 5.7 1.9-15.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 166 89 55.6 46.0-64.7 54 30.0 22.3-39.1 9 7.9 3.7-16.1 14 6.5 3.0-13.5
No 1150 507 44.6 41.0-48.3 415 39.7 36.1-43.4 83 9.0 7.0-11.4 145 6.7 5.2- 8.6
Education
< High School 205 90 43.8 35.2-52.8 75 35.6 27.5-44.6 16 11.2 6.4-18.9 24 9.4 5.4-15.9
High School 396 187 47.9 41.6-54.3 137 37.8 31.8-44.1 30 8.7 5.7-13.1 42 5.6 3.6- 8.8
> High School 713 317 46.1 41.6-50.6 257 39.6 35.3-44.1 46 8.0 5.8-10.9 93 6.3 4.6- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 868 391 46.9 42.8-51.0 316 39.5 35.5-43.6 48 6.2 4.5- 8.5 113 7.4 5.6- 9.8
Other 448 205 45.5 39.5-51.6 153 36.3 30.6-42.3 44 12.7 9.1-17.4 46 5.6 3.5- 8.9
Income
14,999 or less 348 161 46.1 39.3-53.1 136 40.7 34.0-47.6 24 8.6 5.4-13.6 27 4.6 2.5- 8.2
15,000-24,999 173 85 47.0 37.5-56.6 53 35.8 27.1-45.6 16 11.7 6.7-19.5 19 5.5 2.6-11.4
25,000-49,999 259 110 44.0 36.7-51.7 97 41.2 33.9-48.8 15 6.6 3.7-11.7 37 8.2 5.1-13.0
50,000 or more 438 203 50.1 44.5-55.8 144 35.8 30.6-41.4 26 6.2 4.0- 9.5 65 7.9 5.4-11.4
WIC recipient
No 742 352 48.8 44.3-53.4 237 35.0 30.9-39.5 47 7.9 5.7-10.9 106 8.2 6.1-11.0
Yes 564 241 43.2 38.0-48.5 227 41.9 36.7-47.2 44 9.9 7.1-13.8 52 5.0 3.3- 7.6
Medicaid recipient
No 668 302 46.7 42.1-51.4 229 37.3 32.9-41.9 40 7.7 5.4-10.7 97 8.4 6.1-11.3
Yes 648 294 46.0 41.0-51.0 240 39.0 34.2-44.0 52 9.8 7.1-13.4 62 5.2 3.5- 7.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 585 254 43.4 39.3-47.6 181 31.4 27.6-35.4 31 6.2 4.3- 8.8 119 19.1 16.1-22.6
2500+ grams 731 342 46.6 42.9-50.3 288 38.8 35.2-42.5 61 9.0 7.0-11.5 40 5.6 4.1- 7.6

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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