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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Marital Status for 2008

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2008
PA-2.2 : Adults engaging in regular physical activity—Light or moderate for 300+ minutes/week or vigorous for 150+ minutes/week (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 28.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 31.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
Error Bar (I) represents the 95% confidence interval.
Additional footnotes may apply to these data. Please refer to footnotes below the data table for further information.
See also Disparities Overview by Marital Status for PA-2.2

PA-2.2 Increase the proportion of adults who engage in aerobic physical activity of at least moderate intensity for more than 300 minutes/week, or more than 150 minutes/week of vigorous intensity, or an equivalent combination

Adults engaging in regular physical activity—Light or moderate for 300+ minutes/week or vigorous for 150+ minutes/week (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 28.4 (2008)
2020 Target: 31.3
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Marital Status 2008 Disparity
Cohabiting partner 29.4
CI 26.1/32.7
SE 1.689
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 28.1
CI 26.8/29.4
SE 0.669
x 1.047
CI
1.000/ 1.160
Never married 27.9
CI 25.9/29.8
SE 1.000
x 1.057
CI
1.000/ 1.181
Divorced or separated 25.9
CI 22.1/29.6
SE 1.918
x 1.138
CI
1.000/ 1.328
Widowed 22.3
CI 12.9/31.7
SE 4.800
x 1.322
CI
1.000/ 1.907
Average group rate excluding best group rate 26.0
...
SE 3.064
x 1.131
CI 1.000/ 1.403

Data are subject to revision and may have changed since a previous release.

Unless noted otherwise, any age-adjusted data are adjusted using the year 2000 standard population.

Data are not available or not collected for populations not shown.

CI: 95% confidence interval.

Summary measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 29.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 22.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.322 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.131 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 26.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2008

Persons who were living with a cohabiting partner achieved the best group rate for this objective, 29.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • 1.138 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.322 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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