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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Marital Status for 2017

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
Married 36.6
CI 35.1/38.1
SE 0.763
x 1.000
Best rate
Never married 35.5
CI 33.8/37.2
SE 0.866
x 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.089
Cohabiting partner 35.4
CI 32.4/38.3
SE 1.521
x 1.036
CI
1.000/ 1.121
Divorced or separated 30.1
CI 27.5/32.8
SE 1.352
x 1.215
CI
1.000/ 1.318
Widowed 22.1
CI 16.0/28.1
SE 3.102
x 1.660
CI
1.000/ 2.097
Average group rate excluding best group rate 30.8
...
SE 2.200
x 1.191
CI 1.000/ 1.346

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 36.6% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 22.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 14.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.660 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.191 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 30.8% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2017

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 36.6% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.215 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
  • 1.660 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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