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2007 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

During the last 3 months of your most recent pregnancy, 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 TOLD NOT TO EXERCISE
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1640 792 48.5 45.5-51.6 566 37.5 34.6-40.6 119 7.8 6.3- 9.6 163 6.1 4.9- 7.7
Age
< 20 years 192 88 44.6 35.8-53.8 68 37.2 28.8-46.4 17 7.9 4.2-14.4 19 10.3 5.9-17.3
20-24 years 390 180 46.1 40.0-52.4 153 41.5 35.5-47.8 26 8.5 5.5-12.8 31 3.8 2.2- 6.5
25-34 years 828 407 49.0 44.7-53.3 276 36.9 32.9-41.1 63 7.5 5.6-10.1 82 6.6 4.8- 8.9
35+ years 230 117 55.1 47.0-62.9 69 32.5 25.4-40.5 13 7.4 4.1-13.0 31 5.1 2.8- 9.0
Race
White 1134 528 46.7 43.2-50.3 405 39.1 35.6-42.6 84 8.0 6.2-10.1 117 6.3 4.8- 8.1
Black 434 225 52.6 46.1-59.0 139 33.2 27.3-39.6 31 8.0 5.0-12.4 39 6.3 3.9-10.0
Other 72 39 56.7 42.3-70.1 22 35.8 23.2-50.6 4 4.3 1.2-14.0 7 3.2 0.9-10.4
Hispanic origin
Yes 200 99 45.8 37.9-53.9 77 44.1 36.3-52.3 17 8.5 4.9-14.2 7 1.6 0.5- 4.9
No 1437 692 49.0 45.7-52.3 487 36.3 33.2-39.6 102 7.7 6.1- 9.6 156 7.0 5.6- 8.8
Education
< High School 317 165 52.1 45.1-59.0 108 36.4 30.0-43.4 25 7.1 4.2-11.6 19 4.4 2.4- 8.2
High School 450 221 47.7 41.9-53.6 153 37.5 32.0-43.4 34 8.2 5.4-12.0 42 6.7 4.3-10.1
> High School 867 404 47.5 43.4-51.7 302 38.0 34.0-42.1 60 8.0 6.0-10.5 101 6.5 4.9- 8.7
Marital Status
Married 1003 468 46.9 43.1-50.7 346 38.7 35.0-42.4 67 7.5 5.7- 9.8 122 7.0 5.3- 9.0
Other 637 324 50.9 45.8-55.9 220 36.0 31.3-41.0 52 8.2 5.8-11.5 41 4.9 3.2- 7.6
Income
14,999 or less 444 235 51.0 44.9-57.0 141 34.7 29.2-40.7 38 9.0 6.0-13.2 30 5.3 3.2- 8.6
15,000-24,999 252 128 51.0 43.1-58.9 91 37.9 30.5-45.8 14 4.3 2.1- 8.7 19 6.8 3.8-11.9
25,000-49,999 304 157 51.4 44.3-58.4 106 40.1 33.4-47.2 13 3.8 1.9- 7.3 28 4.7 2.6- 8.3
50,000 or more 542 233 45.6 40.5-50.7 190 38.1 33.3-43.2 42 9.2 6.6-12.6 77 7.1 5.1- 9.9
WIC recipient
No 934 447 49.7 45.6-53.7 326 38.6 34.7-42.6 62 6.9 5.2- 9.2 99 4.8 3.5- 6.6
Yes 691 336 46.8 42.1-51.5 234 36.4 31.9-41.1 57 9.0 6.6-12.2 64 7.8 5.7-10.7
Medicaid recipient
No 784 357 45.4 41.1-49.7 279 40.0 35.8-44.3 53 7.9 5.9-10.6 95 6.7 5.0- 9.0
Yes 856 435 51.2 46.9-55.4 287 35.5 31.5-39.7 66 7.7 5.7-10.3 68 5.6 4.0- 7.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 753 366 49.4 45.9-52.9 225 30.0 26.9-33.3 48 6.6 5.1- 8.6 114 14.0 11.8-16.5
2500+ grams 887 426 48.5 45.1-51.8 341 38.2 35.1-41.5 71 7.9 6.3- 9.9 49 5.4 4.1- 7.1

*Does not include exercise done as part of motherís regular job

#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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