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2004 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

During the 3 month before you got pregnant with your new baby, 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
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1546 685 43.0 39.9-46.1 680 44.9 41.8-48.0 181 12.1 10.2-14.3
Age
< 20 years 158 81 48.6 38.4-58.8 56 39.1 29.6-49.6 21 12.3 7.0-20.7
20-24 years 404 201 48.1 42.0-54.2 154 40.4 34.6-46.5 49 11.5 8.1-16.0
25-34 years 791 325 40.1 35.9-44.4 376 47.0 42.8-51.3 90 12.9 10.3-16.1
35+ years 193 78 38.5 30.4-47.3 94 51.5 42.8-60.1 21 10.0 5.8-16.8
Race
White 1069 445 40.8 37.2-44.4 499 47.1 43.5-50.7 125 12.2 10.0-14.7
Black 414 207 50.2 43.6-56.9 155 37.3 31.2-44.0 52 12.4 8.6-17.6
Other 63 33 43.9 29.9-58.9 26 46.0 31.7-61.0 4 10.1 3.9-23.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 93 51.7 42.8-60.5 55 35.1 27.1-44.0 21 13.2 8.3-20.5
No 1377 592 41.5 38.3-44.8 625 46.6 43.3-49.9 160 11.9 9.9-14.3
Education
< High School 309 168 51.6 44.5-58.6 99 34.5 28.1-41.6 42 13.9 9.7-19.4
High School 444 229 49.9 44.0-55.8 161 37.8 32.2-43.7 54 12.4 8.9-16.9
> High School 790 287 34.9 31.0-39.1 418 53.8 49.6-58.0 85 11.3 8.8-14.3
Marital Status
Married 953 382 38.7 35.1-42.5 463 49.0 45.2-52.9 108 12.3 9.9-15.0
Other 593 303 49.7 44.4-55.0 217 38.4 33.3-43.7 73 11.9 8.9-15.8
Income
14,999 or less 456 232 50.2 44.2-56.1 158 36.7 31.1-42.6 66 13.1 9.6-17.7
15,000-24,999 239 121 50.6 42.6-58.6 101 42.3 34.6-50.4 17 7.1 3.9-12.5
25,000-49,999 317 137 39.5 33.2-46.1 146 46.3 39.7-52.9 34 14.3 10.1-19.8
50,000 or more 419 132 30.9 25.9-36.4 236 56.5 50.8-62.1 51 12.6 9.2-16.9
WIC recipient
No 785 302 37.6 33.5-41.8 396 50.4 46.1-54.7 87 12.0 9.4-15.2
Yes 750 379 48.5 44.0-53.1 278 39.1 34.7-43.6 93 12.4 9.7-15.7
Medicaid recipient
No 716 264 36.1 32.0-40.5 371 51.6 47.2-56.0 81 12.3 9.7-15.6
Yes 830 421 48.7 44.3-53.1 309 39.3 35.1-43.7 100 12.0 9.4-15.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 691 331 49.3 45.6-52.9 283 39.6 36.1-43.2 77 11.1 9.0-13.6
2500+ grams 855 354 42.4 39.1-45.8 397 45.3 42.0-48.7 104 12.2 10.2-14.6

#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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