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Table 5 Knowledge, attitude and practice of the women with respect to physical exercise in pregnancy, according to selected characteristics.

From: Knowledge, attitude and practice of women in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil with respect to physical exercise in pregnancy: a descriptive study

  Knowledge    Attitude    Practice   
  n % p n % p n % p
Age(years)          
< 25 62 66.0   88 92.6   25 26.3  
> 25 41 65.1 0.91 63 95.5 0.53 12 18.2 0.23
Schooling          
Primary 37 52.9   65 90.3   11 15.3  
High school 65 77.4   83 96.5   26 30.2  
University 1 33.3 0.001 3 100.0 0.33 0 0 0.45
Number of Pregnancies          
1st pregnancy 38 67.9   55 96.5   23 40.4 0.0001
2nd pregnancy 37 72.6   48 92.8   8 15.4  
≥ 3 pregnancies 13 48.2 0.09 26 92.9 0.64 2 7.1  
Paid employment          
No 67 64.4   100 93.5   24 22.4  
Yes 36 72.0 0.35 48 94.1 1 13 25.5 0.07
Income          
≤ 1 MS 4 57.1   8 65.7   1 14.3  
> 1-3 MS 30 79.6   40 95.2   11 26.2  
> 3 MS 2 100.0 0.54 2 100.0 0.44 1 50.0 0.51
  1. MS: Minimum salary.