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Table 7 Prevalence of Meeting PA Recommendations in Pregnancy by Year ​

From: Diabetes risk status and physical activity in pregnancy: U.S. BRFSS 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017

Year
n
2011
(n = 2773)
2013
(n = 2638)
2015
(n = 2031)
2017
(n = 2155)
χ2 Test
Recommendation​ n (%) ​ n (%) ​ n (%) ​ n (%) ​ P-Value ​
AA​a 1122 (39.9) ​ 1056 (38.1) ​ 855 (37.8) ​ 894 (40.7) ​ 0.5954 ​
MSAb 438 (15.0) ​ 469 (15.5) ​ 403 (17.8) ​ 444 (19.0) ​ 0.1061 ​
Both ​c 284 (10.1) ​ 295(9.8) ​ 267 (11.6) ​ 290 (11.7) ​ 0.5129 ​
  1. Percentages are weighted; a2008 Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) recommendation of 150 minutes of moderate intensity AA/wk. b2008 DHHS recommendation of 2 days/wk of MSA. cboth “a” and “b”