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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2009

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2009
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 2009 Disparity
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 39.9
CI 26.3/53.5
SE 6.915
x 1.000
Best rate
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 34.1
CI 33.0/35.2
SE 0.560
x 1.171
CI
1.000/ 1.560
2 or more races 27.8
CI 22.4/33.1
SE 2.731
x 1.437
CI
1.000/ 1.994
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 26.7
CI 24.8/28.6
SE 0.969
x 1.492
CI
1.000/ 1.997
American Indian or Alaska Native only 26.4
CI 18.7/34.0
SE 3.909
x 1.513
CI
1.000/ 2.202
Asian only 25.3
CI 22.6/28.0
SE 1.387
x 1.578
CI
1.000/ 2.128
Hispanic or Latino 24.6
CI 22.9/26.4
SE 0.898
x 1.620
CI
1.000/ 2.167
Average group rate excluding best group rate 27.5
...
SE 2.312
x 1.452
CI 1.000/ 1.994

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 — 2009
  • The best group rate for this objective, 39.9% (age adjusted), was attained by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 24.6% (age adjusted), was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 15.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.620 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.452 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 27.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2009

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 39.9% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.171 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.437 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.492 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.513 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.578 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.620 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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