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2006 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 1316 509 39.8 36.4-43.2 640 47.6 44.2-51.1 167 12.6 10.5-15.1
Age
< 20 years 128 53 43.7 33.0-55.1 52 40.2 29.8-51.6 23 16.0 9.2-26.4
20-24 years 287 122 40.7 33.7-48.0 129 46.9 39.7-54.2 36 12.5 8.5-17.9
25-34 years 683 252 38.8 34.3-43.6 349 49.3 44.5-54.0 82 11.9 9.2-15.3
35+ years 218 82 38.4 30.3-47.2 110 48.8 40.2-57.5 26 12.8 8.2-19.4
Race
White 958 352 37.4 33.6-41.4 481 49.7 45.8-53.7 125 12.8 10.5-15.6
Black 282 121 45.1 37.5-52.9 126 42.2 34.8-50.0 35 12.7 8.3-19.0
Other 76 36 47.0 32.9-61.7 33 43.5 29.8-58.2 7 9.5 3.4-24.2
Hispanic origin
Yes 165 84 48.4 39.1-57.8 71 44.4 35.2-53.8 10 7.2 3.5-14.4
No 1151 425 38.2 34.6-41.9 569 48.2 44.5-51.9 157 13.6 11.3-16.4
Education
< High School 203 96 46.0 37.2-55.0 73 38.0 29.7-47.1 34 16.0 10.4-23.8
High School 395 183 47.5 41.1-53.9 173 44.4 38.2-50.9 39 8.1 5.3-12.0
> High School 716 228 32.5 28.3-36.9 394 53.4 48.9-57.9 94 14.1 11.3-17.6
Marital Status
Married 870 299 35.2 31.4-39.3 462 51.7 47.5-55.7 109 13.1 10.6-16.1
Other 446 210 46.5 40.5-52.5 178 41.6 35.8-47.7 58 11.9 8.6-16.4
Income
14,999 or less 344 175 49.6 42.6-56.5 132 38.4 31.8-45.4 37 12.0 8.1-17.4
15,000-24,999 173 73 42.7 33.6-52.4 82 49.0 39.4-58.5 18 8.3 4.4-15.0
25,000-49,999 259 92 36.5 29.5-44.2 134 51.4 43.9-59.0 33 12.0 8.0-17.8
50,000 or more 439 130 30.2 25.2-35.7 240 53.3 47.6-59.0 69 16.5 12.7-21.1
WIC recipient
No 743 265 36.2 31.9-40.8 381 49.9 45.4-54.4 97 13.9 11.1-17.3
Yes 563 242 44.0 38.8-49.4 253 44.6 39.4-49.9 68 11.4 8.4-15.2
Medicaid recipient
No 670 219 33.5 29.2-38.0 359 51.5 46.8-56.1 92 15.0 12.0-18.7
Yes 646 290 45.3 40.3-50.4 281 44.1 39.2-49.2 75 10.5 7.8-14.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 583 230 40.8 36.7-45.0 280 44.8 40.7-49.0 73 14.4 11.4-17.9
2500+ grams 733 279 39.7 36.0-43.4 360 47.8 44.1-51.6 94 12.5 10.2-15.2

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#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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