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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Marital Status 2018 Disparity
Married 38.3
CI 36.7/39.9
SE 0.816
x 1.000
Best rate
Divorced or separated 37.2
CI 33.1/41.4
SE 2.104
x 1.029
CI
1.000/ 1.136
Cohabiting partner 36.3
CI 33.3/39.4
SE 1.546
x 1.054
CI
1.000/ 1.140
Never married 34.3
CI 32.6/36.1
SE 0.905
x 1.116
CI
1.000/ 1.180
Widowed 28.5
CI 22.7/34.4
SE 2.983
x 1.344
CI
1.000/ 1.602
Average group rate excluding best group rate 34.1
...
SE 2.348
x 1.123
CI 1.000/ 1.265

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 38.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 28.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.344 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.123 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 34.1% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons who were married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 38.3% (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 living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.116 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • 1.344 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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