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2008 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 1353 643 48.0 44.9-51.0 501 39.1 36.2-42.1 86 6.1 4.9- 7.7 123 6.8 5.5- 8.4
Age
< 20 years 146 67 48.4 39.0-57.9 55 38.7 29.8-48.3 15 7.8 4.2-14.2 9 5.2 2.3-11.2
20-24 years 319 160 51.3 44.9-57.6 109 35.8 29.9-42.2 21 6.1 3.7- 9.8 29 6.9 4.3-10.8
25-34 years 682 319 46.9 42.8-51.2 259 40.2 36.2-44.4 44 6.7 4.9- 9.1 60 6.1 4.4- 8.3
35+ years 206 97 45.8 38.4-53.4 78 41.2 34.0-48.9 6 2.7 1.1- 6.4 25 10.3 6.6-15.7
Race
White 959 447 47.0 43.4-50.5 372 40.6 37.2-44.1 65 6.5 5.0- 8.4 75 5.9 4.5- 7.8
Black 326 161 50.2 43.7-56.7 104 35.3 29.2-41.8 19 5.4 3.1- 9.1 42 9.1 6.2-13.2
Other 68 35 53.6 40.0-66.7 25 33.8 22.3-47.6 2 3.0 0.5-15.3 6 9.6 3.9-21.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 184 90 47.9 39.8-56.0 74 42.4 34.6-50.6 8 3.2 1.4- 7.1 12 6.6 3.5-11.9
No 1168 553 48.0 44.7-51.3 426 38.5 35.4-41.7 78 6.7 5.2- 8.5 111 6.8 5.4- 8.6
Education
< High School 256 128 49.0 42.0-56.0 88 38.9 32.3-46.0 23 6.3 3.7-10.3 17 5.8 3.3-10.0
High School 372 185 52.3 46.3-58.1 130 34.7 29.3-40.5 18 5.3 3.2- 8.7 39 7.7 5.2-11.3
> High School 721 328 45.1 41.1-49.2 281 41.7 37.8-45.7 45 6.5 4.8- 8.8 67 6.7 5.0- 8.9
Marital Status
Married 823 379 45.7 41.9-49.5 319 40.6 36.9-44.4 53 6.9 5.2- 9.1 72 6.8 5.1- 8.9
Other 530 264 51.3 46.3-56.2 182 36.9 32.3-41.8 33 5.0 3.3- 7.5 51 6.8 4.8- 9.5
Income
14,999 or less 373 191 53.7 47.7-59.6 130 35.2 29.6-41.1 25 5.4 3.3- 8.6 27 5.7 3.6- 9.1
15,000-24,999 176 83 46.8 38.5-55.2 67 40.7 32.8-49.2 9 4.0 1.8- 8.3 17 8.5 4.9-14.3
25,000-49,999 264 128 47.2 40.6-54.0 92 37.9 31.6-44.6 18 8.0 4.9-12.7 26 6.9 4.3-10.9
50,000 or more 440 197 44.3 39.2-49.4 179 42.9 37.9-48.1 27 6.9 4.7-10.0 37 5.9 4.0- 8.8
WIC recipient
No 735 338 45.8 41.9-49.9 280 40.7 36.8-44.7 47 6.7 4.9- 9.0 70 6.8 5.1- 9.0
Yes 610 302 50.3 45.7-54.9 217 37.5 33.1-42.0 38 5.4 3.7- 7.8 53 6.8 4.9- 9.4
Medicaid recipient
No 635 292 45.9 41.7-50.2 246 41.0 36.8-45.2 40 7.3 5.3- 9.9 57 5.9 4.2- 8.0
Yes 718 351 49.7 45.5-54.0 255 37.6 33.5-41.8 46 5.2 3.6- 7.3 66 7.5 5.6-10.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 213 47.7 43.1-52.3 136 30.2 26.2-34.6 28 6.6 4.6- 9.3 69 15.5 12.5-19.2
2500+ grams 907 430 48.0 44.7-51.3 365 39.9 36.8-43.2 58 6.1 4.7- 7.8 54 6.0 4.6- 7.8

*Does not include exercise done as part of motherís regular job

#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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