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2011 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 965 822 85.2 82.4-87.6 143 14.8 12.4-17.6
Age
< 20 years 71 56 80.4 67.0-89.2 15 19.6 10.8-33.0
20-24 years 239 195 82.7 76.3-87.6 44 17.3 12.4-23.7
25-34 years 507 439 86.4 82.6-89.4 68 13.6 10.6-17.4
35+ years 148 132 88.8 81.4-93.5 16 11.2 6.5-18.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 526 445 84.3 80.4-87.6 81 15.7 12.4-19.6
Non-Hispanic Black 248 213 87.3 81.3-91.6 35 12.7 8.4-18.7
Non-Hispanic Other 54 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 126 107 85.6 77.6-91.1 19 14.4 8.9-22.4
Education
< High School 177 146 83.9 76.6-89.3 31 16.1 10.7-23.4
High School 193 158 82.8 75.6-88.2 35 17.2 11.8-24.4
> High School 594 518 86.8 83.3-89.6 76 13.2 10.4-16.7
Marital Status
Married 565 481 85.8 82.3-88.7 84 14.2 11.3-17.7
Other 399 340 84.3 79.5-88.2 59 15.7 11.8-20.5
WIC recipient
No 471 400 85.1 81.0-88.4 71 14.9 11.6-19.0
Yes 488 416 85.2 81.1-88.6 72 14.8 11.4-18.9
Medicaid recipient
No 410 360 87.2 83.1-90.4 50 12.8 9.6-16.9
Yes 555 462 83.8 79.8-87.1 93 16.2 12.9-20.2
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 330 280 84.8 80.5-88.3 50 15.2 11.7-19.5
2500+ grams 635 542 85.3 82.2-87.9 93 14.7 12.1-17.8

*(For example: Walking for exercise, swimming, cycling, dancing, or gardening)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2011.The overall weighted response rate was 54%.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards

#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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