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2010 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

In the past month, how many days a week did you get at least 30 minutes of physical activity or exercise? *

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
LESS THAN 5 DAYS PER WEEK 5 OR MORE DAYS PER WEEK
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 979 849 86.0 83.1-88.4 130 14.0 11.6-16.9
Age
< 20 years 85 72 87.2 76.2-93.5 13 12.8 6.5-23.8
20-24 years 225 178 79.2 72.4-84.6 47 20.8 15.4-27.6
25-34 years 507 450 86.9 83.0-90.1 57 13.1 9.9-17.0
35+ years 162 149 93.6 87.4-96.9 13 6.4 3.1-12.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 598 517 86.1 82.5-89.0 81 13.9 11.0-17.5
Non-Hispanic Black 206 179 86.1 79.3-90.9 27 13.9 9.1-20.7
Non-Hispanic Other 52 43 79.1 62.7-89.5 9 20.9 10.5-37.3
Latina 117 105 87.5 78.3-93.1 12 12.5 6.9-21.7
Education
< High School 158 135 83.2 74.5-89.3 23 16.8 10.7-25.5
High School 253 206 81.4 75.4-86.3 47 18.6 13.7-24.6
> High School 565 505 89.3 86.0-91.8 60 10.7 8.2-14.0
Marital Status
Married 622 553 88.7 85.6-91.3 69 11.3 8.7-14.4
Other 357 296 82.1 76.8-86.3 61 17.9 13.7-23.2
WIC recipient
No 530 472 88.8 85.2-91.5 58 11.2 8.5-14.8
Yes 441 370 83.4 78.8-87.1 71 16.6 12.9-21.2
Medicaid recipient
No 479 427 89.6 86.1-92.3 52 10.4 7.7-13.9
Yes 500 422 83.1 78.8-86.6 78 16.9 13.4-21.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 286 86.5 82.2-89.8 43 13.5 10.2-17.8
2500+ grams 650 563 85.9 82.9-88.5 87 14.1 11.5-17.1

*(For example, walking, dancing, yard work, or sweeping)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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 16NOV12

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