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Table 4 Women’s report of aspects related to provider advice on physical activity and nutrition

From: Provider advice on physical activity and nutrition in twin pregnancies: a cross-sectional electronic survey

Physical Activity, N = 208N(%)a
Who started conversation about physical activity
 Participant84 (40.4)
 Provider99 (47.6)
 Not sure25 (12.0)
Which health care provider discussed physical activityb
 Ob/Gyn180 (86.5)
 Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist54 (26.0)
 Midwife18 (8.7)
 Nurse Practitioner18 (8.7)
 Nurse14 (6.7)
 Infertility Specialist10 (4.8)
 Dietician6 (3.0)
 Family Practitioner2 (1.0)
Satisfaction with provider advice on physical activity
 Very dissatisfied1 (0.5)
 Dissatisfied12 (5.8)
 Neutral49 (23.6)
 Satisfied92 (44.4)
 Very Satisfied54 (26.0)
Nutrition, N = 173
Who started conversation about nutrition
 Participant36 (20.8)
 Provider114 (65.9)
 Not sure23 (13.3)
Which health care provider discussed nutritionb
 Ob/Gyn134 (77.5)
 Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist43 (24.9)
 Midwife13 (7.5)
 Nurse Practitioner15 (8.7)
 Nurse14 (8.1)
 Infertility Specialist2 (1.2)
 Dietician25 (14.5)
 Family Practitioner3 (1.7)
Satisfaction with provider advice on nutrition
 Very dissatisfied4 (2.3)
 Dissatisfied11 (6.4)
 Neutral35 (20.2)
 Satisfied82 (47.4)
 Very Satisfied41 (23.7)
  1. aPercentages calculated from those who reported advice on physical activity (N = 208) or nutrition (N = 173)
  2. bParticipants were able to select more than one response