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2005 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 1006 405 39.9 36.2-43.8 464 46.5 42.6-50.4 137 13.6 11.2-16.5
Age
< 20 years 94 38 46.3 33.7-59.3 43 43.5 31.3-56.6 13 10.2 4.8-20.7
20-24 years 248 111 43.8 36.0-51.9 100 37.6 30.3-45.7 37 18.6 13.0-25.8
25-34 years 511 196 37.7 32.7-43.0 252 50.8 45.5-56.1 63 11.6 8.6-15.4
35+ years 153 60 36.8 27.8-46.8 69 48.4 38.6-58.3 24 14.8 9.0-23.4
Race
White 722 274 37.0 32.8-41.4 355 49.4 44.9-53.8 93 13.7 10.9-17.0
Black 244 111 48.8 40.1-57.5 95 38.1 30.0-46.9 38 13.1 8.4-20.0
Other 40 20 50.1 31.2-69.0 14 34.3 18.3-54.8 6 15.6 5.7-35.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 126 54 42.1 32.3-52.6 56 46.5 36.4-56.8 16 11.4 6.3-19.8
No 880 351 39.5 35.5-43.6 408 46.5 42.3-50.6 121 14.0 11.4-17.2
Education
< High School 194 83 42.7 34.4-51.5 78 41.6 33.3-50.4 33 15.6 10.3-23.0
High School 288 135 44.5 37.1-52.2 126 44.3 36.8-52.0 27 11.2 7.1-17.2
> High School 522 186 36.4 31.5-41.6 259 49.6 44.4-54.9 77 14.0 10.8-18.0
Marital Status
Married 641 237 36.7 32.3-41.3 317 49.6 44.9-54.2 87 13.8 10.8-17.3
Other 365 168 45.6 38.9-52.5 147 41.0 34.4-47.9 50 13.4 9.4-18.7
Income
14,999 or less 293 131 44.0 36.7-51.5 118 41.2 34.0-48.7 44 14.9 10.3-21.0
15,000-24,999 155 70 37.6 28.3-48.0 65 47.0 37.0-57.4 20 15.3 9.1-24.7
25,000-49,999 178 73 43.4 35.0-52.3 83 46.6 38.1-55.4 22 10.0 5.9-16.4
50,000 or more 295 90 31.1 25.1-37.8 163 53.9 47.0-60.7 42 15.0 10.7-20.6
WIC recipient
No 548 197 36.3 31.6-41.4 275 49.9 44.9-55.0 76 13.7 10.6-17.6
Yes 448 203 44.0 38.1-50.1 185 42.3 36.5-48.4 60 13.6 10.0-18.4
Medicaid recipient
No 471 167 36.4 31.3-41.7 236 49.7 44.3-55.1 68 14.0 10.6-18.1
Yes 535 238 43.1 37.7-48.6 228 43.6 38.2-49.1 69 13.3 10.0-17.6
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 452 189 42.1 37.6-46.6 201 43.7 39.3-48.3 62 14.2 11.3-17.8
2500+ grams 554 216 39.7 35.7-43.9 263 46.7 42.6-50.9 75 13.6 10.9-16.7

~Due to low response rates in the later part of the year, the 2005 PRAMS tables only comprise data for January through August births.

#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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