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2008 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

During the 3 months 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 1357 550 41.6 38.6-44.6 621 46.2 43.2-49.2 186 12.2 10.4-14.3
Age
< 20 years 147 66 51.0 41.6-60.4 48 31.4 23.3-40.8 33 17.6 11.7-25.6
20-24 years 320 149 45.6 39.4-52.0 127 42.7 36.5-49.1 44 11.7 8.2-16.2
25-34 years 684 262 39.5 35.4-43.7 339 49.2 45.0-53.4 83 11.4 9.0-14.3
35+ years 206 73 35.0 28.1-42.6 107 52.8 45.2-60.3 26 12.2 8.0-18.0
Race
White 960 359 38.5 35.1-42.0 470 49.3 45.7-52.8 131 12.2 10.2-14.7
Black 329 161 50.5 44.0-56.9 120 36.6 30.6-43.1 48 12.9 9.2-17.9
Other 68 30 49.1 35.8-62.5 31 41.6 29.2-55.3 7 9.3 3.9-20.6
Hispanic origin
Yes 186 86 46.1 38.2-54.2 78 44.4 36.6-52.6 22 9.4 5.8-15.0
No 1170 464 40.7 37.6-44.0 543 46.5 43.3-49.8 163 12.8 10.8-15.0
Education
< High School 260 133 53.3 46.3-60.1 92 37.2 30.8-44.2 35 9.5 6.3-14.1
High School 373 165 44.9 39.1-50.8 164 44.1 38.4-50.1 44 11.0 7.8-15.2
> High School 720 251 34.8 31.0-38.7 363 51.1 47.1-55.1 106 14.1 11.6-17.2
Marital Status
Married 822 291 35.1 31.5-38.9 419 51.9 48.1-55.8 112 12.9 10.6-15.7
Other 535 259 50.9 46.0-55.8 202 37.9 33.2-42.7 74 11.2 8.6-14.6
Income
14,999 or less 376 178 52.1 46.2-58.0 147 38.0 32.4-43.9 51 9.9 7.0-13.8
15,000-24,999 176 87 45.5 37.3-53.9 65 41.9 33.8-50.4 24 12.6 8.0-19.2
25,000-49,999 263 108 38.6 32.3-45.4 135 53.9 47.2-60.6 20 7.4 4.6-11.7
50,000 or more 439 128 29.8 25.3-34.7 236 53.0 47.9-58.1 75 17.2 13.6-21.4
WIC recipient
No 734 245 33.2 29.5-37.1 377 52.0 48.0-56.0 112 14.8 12.1-17.9
Yes 615 303 51.0 46.4-55.6 239 39.6 35.2-44.2 73 9.4 7.1-12.3
Medicaid recipient
No 634 210 33.2 29.3-37.4 329 52.2 47.9-56.4 95 14.6 11.8-17.9
Yes 723 340 48.6 44.3-52.8 292 41.2 37.1-45.4 91 10.3 8.0-13.1
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 446 182 41.5 37.0-46.0 190 41.8 37.4-46.4 74 16.7 13.6-20.4
2500+ grams 911 368 41.6 38.4-44.9 431 46.6 43.3-49.8 112 11.8 9.9-14.1

*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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