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2009 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

In the past month, how many days a week did you get at least 30 minutes of physical activity or exercise? *

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 1167 372 31.1 28.1-34.3 762 66.3 63.0-69.4 16 1.2 0.7- 2.2 17 1.3 0.7- 2.4
Age
< 20 years 121 45 35.0 25.5-45.7 72 60.8 50.0-70.7 0 0.0 . - . 4 4.2 1.4-11.7
20-24 years 268 81 28.5 22.5-35.3 179 68.0 61.1-74.2 6 2.4 1.0- 5.7 2 1.2 0.3- 4.6
25-34 years 598 186 31.1 26.9-35.5 399 67.3 62.8-71.4 7 1.0 0.4- 2.5 6 0.7 0.3- 2.1
35+ years 180 60 33.1 25.7-41.4 112 64.3 55.9-71.8 3 1.2 0.3- 5.2 5 1.5 0.4- 5.0
Race
White 843 253 29.2 25.9-32.8 569 68.5 64.8-71.9 11 1.1 0.6- 2.3 10 1.1 0.5- 2.4
Black 270 99 35.6 28.8-43.1 159 60.4 52.9-67.5 5 1.7 0.5- 5.3 7 2.2 0.8- 5.7
Other 54 20 38.6 24.8-54.5 34 61.4 45.5-75.2 0 0.0 . - . 0 0.0 . - .
Hispanic origin
Yes 150 49 34.4 26.4-43.5 91 61.3 52.2-69.6 4 1.2 0.3- 4.5 6 3.1 1.2- 8.0
No 1017 323 30.5 27.3-34.0 671 67.2 63.7-70.5 12 1.2 0.6- 2.4 11 1.0 0.5- 2.2
Education
< High School 200 63 34.3 26.8-42.7 126 61.7 53.2-69.4 3 0.4 0.1- 1.1 8 3.7 1.6- 8.4
High School 322 107 29.6 24.2-35.8 200 65.7 59.5-71.5 10 3.1 1.5- 6.3 5 1.5 0.5- 4.3
> High School 641 201 30.9 26.9-35.1 434 68.4 64.2-72.3 3 0.5 0.1- 1.7 3 0.3 0.1- 1.1
Marital Status
Married 715 222 30.6 26.9-34.5 479 67.5 63.5-71.2 7 1.0 0.4- 2.4 7 0.9 0.4- 2.2
Other 452 150 31.9 26.9-37.3 283 64.7 59.2-69.8 9 1.5 0.7- 3.5 10 1.9 0.9- 4.2
Income
14,999 or less 215 71 32.9 25.7-41.0 140 66.6 58.5-73.8 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0 2 0.3 0.1- 1.0
15,000-24,999 273 78 30.0 24.1-36.7 185 66.6 59.7-72.7 9 3.4 1.6- 6.9 1 0.1 0.0- 0.5
25,000-49,999 236 79 31.3 24.8-38.6 155 68.5 61.2-75.0 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7 1 0.1 0.0- 0.7
50,000 or more 379 121 31.5 26.5-36.9 253 66.9 61.5-72.0 3 0.8 0.2- 2.9 2 0.7 0.2- 2.9
WIC recipient
No 620 197 30.6 26.7-34.8 412 68.2 63.9-72.2 5 0.4 0.1- 1.1 6 0.8 0.3- 2.1
Yes 544 174 31.6 27.1-36.5 349 64.5 59.6-69.2 11 2.1 1.0- 4.1 10 1.8 0.8- 3.9
Medicaid recipient
No 579 188 32.3 28.2-36.7 380 66.0 61.5-70.2 5 1.1 0.4- 2.7 6 0.7 0.2- 1.9
Yes 588 184 30.2 25.9-34.8 382 66.6 61.8-71.0 11 1.4 0.6- 3.0 11 1.9 0.9- 3.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 401 137 34.2 29.8-39.0 247 60.9 56.0-65.5 8 2.3 1.2- 4.5 9 2.6 1.4- 4.9
2500+ grams 766 235 30.9 27.6-34.3 515 66.8 63.2-70.1 8 1.1 0.6- 2.3 8 1.2 0.6- 2.5

*(For example, walking, dancing, yard work, or sweeping)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2009.The overall weighted response rate was 63%.

#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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