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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Marital Status for 2012

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
Never married 35.5
CI 33.9/37.1
SE 0.836
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 34.1
CI 31.1/37.1
SE 1.537
x 1.041
CI
1.000/ 1.132
Married 33.8
CI 32.5/35.1
SE 0.648
x 1.051
CI
1.000/ 1.105
Cohabiting partner 31.9
CI 29.1/34.7
SE 1.416
x 1.113
CI
1.000/ 1.208
Widowed 19.7
CI 13.3/26.2
SE 3.291
x 1.801
CI
1.000/ 2.376
Average group rate excluding best group rate 29.9
...
SE 2.282
x 1.188
CI 1.000/ 1.355

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 35.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 19.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.801 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.188 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 29.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2012

Persons who were never married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 35.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 1.113 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.801 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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