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2010 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 5 DAYS PER WEEK 5 OR MORE DAYS PER WEEK
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 979 860 87.6 85.0-89.9 119 12.4 10.1-15.0
Age
< 20 years 85 68 83.0 71.4-90.6 17 17.0 9.4-28.6
20-24 years 225 195 87.5 81.6-91.7 30 12.5 8.3-18.4
25-34 years 507 448 88.1 84.4-91.0 59 11.9 9.0-15.6
35+ years 162 149 89.8 82.4-94.3 13 10.2 5.7-17.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 598 521 86.3 82.7-89.2 77 13.7 10.8-17.3
Non-Hispanic Black 206 185 90.0 83.6-94.1 21 10.0 5.9-16.4
Non-Hispanic Other 52 46 93.0 81.5-97.6 6 7.0 2.4-18.5
Latina 117 104 88.4 80.0-93.6 13 11.6 6.4-20.0
Education
< High School 158 134 84.7 76.3-90.4 24 15.3 9.6-23.7
High School 253 220 86.1 80.4-90.3 33 13.9 9.7-19.6
> High School 565 504 89.8 86.7-92.3 61 10.2 7.7-13.3
Marital Status
Married 622 554 89.3 86.2-91.8 68 10.7 8.2-13.8
Other 357 306 85.3 80.3-89.2 51 14.7 10.8-19.7
WIC recipient
No 530 468 87.8 84.3-90.7 62 12.2 9.3-15.7
Yes 441 385 87.7 83.5-90.9 56 12.3 9.1-16.5
Medicaid recipient
No 479 420 87.7 83.9-90.6 59 12.3 9.4-16.1
Yes 500 440 87.6 83.7-90.7 60 12.4 9.3-16.3
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 329 288 87.4 83.3-90.6 41 12.6 9.4-16.7
2500+ grams 650 572 87.7 84.8-90.1 78 12.3 9.9-15.2

*(For example, walking for exercise, swimming, cycling, dancing, or gardening)

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2010.The overall weighted response rate was 56%.

#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.

This page was generated on 16NOV12

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