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2018 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

MORBIDITY-MATERNAL

At any time during the 12 months before you got pregnant with your new baby, did you do any of the following things? I WAS EXERCISING 3 OR MORE DAYS OF THE WEEK FOR FITNESS OUTSIDE OF MY REGULAR JOB1

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond2
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 912 512 56.0 52.2-59.8 400 44.0 40.2-47.8
Age
< 25 years 214 133 59.1 51.0-66.7 81 40.9 33.3-49.0
25-34 years 516 291 56.1 51.1-61.1 225 43.9 38.9-48.9
35+ years 182 88 51.5 43.0-59.8 94 48.5 40.2-57.0
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 495 277 56.2 51.3-61.0 218 43.8 39.0-48.7
Non-Hispanic Black 161 105 62.4 52.2-71.5 56 37.6 28.5-47.8
Non-Hispanic Other 68 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Latina 165 73 43.6 35.4-52.1 92 56.4 47.9-64.6
Education
< High School 115 *** *** *** *** *** ***
High School 201 134 62.6 54.2-70.3 67 37.4 29.7-45.8
> High School 595 316 54.9 50.2-59.5 279 45.1 40.5-49.8
Marital Status
Married 583 304 52.8 48.3-57.3 279 47.2 42.7-51.7
Other 329 208 61.1 54.2-67.5 121 38.9 32.5-45.8
Medicaid recipient
No 504 241 48.3 43.4-53.2 263 51.7 46.8-56.6
Yes 408 271 65.0 59.0-70.5 137 35.0 29.5-41.0
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 291 172 62.8 57.1-68.2 119 37.2 31.8-42.9
2500+ grams 621 340 55.4 51.3-59.5 281 44.6 40.5-48.7

1Asked of all mothers.
2Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.

*** This estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards.
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.
The overall weighted response rate in 2018 was 53%.

This page was generated on 10OCT19

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