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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2008

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity 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 Race and Ethnicity 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
Race and Ethnicity 2008 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 31.5
CI 30.4/32.7
SE 0.587
x 1.000
Best rate
Asian only 27.0
CI 23.5/30.4
SE 1.763
x 1.169
CI
1.000/ 1.307
2 or more races 23.2
CI 18.0/28.5
SE 2.667
x 1.358
CI
1.000/ 1.644
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 21.4
CI 19.5/23.2
SE 0.963
x 1.477
CI
1.000/ 1.601
Hispanic or Latino 21.0
CI 19.2/22.8
SE 0.933
x 1.502
CI
1.000/ 1.626
American Indian or Alaska Native only 20.4
CI 14.0/26.8
SE 3.273
x 1.544
CI
1.000/ 2.014
Average group rate excluding best group rate 22.6
...
SE 2.384
x 1.396
CI 1.000/ 1.665

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 Race and Ethnicity — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 31.5% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 20.4% (age adjusted), was attained by American Indian or Alaska Native only persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 11.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.544 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.396 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 22.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2008

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 31.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.169 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.358 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.477 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.502 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.544 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
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