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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2011

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2011
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 2011 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 35.9
CI 34.8/36.9
SE 0.532
x 1.000
Best rate
2 or more races 35.4
CI 30.7/40.1
SE 2.413
x 1.014
CI
1.000/ 1.137
Asian only 28.1
CI 25.8/30.5
SE 1.207
x 1.275
CI
1.000/ 1.374
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 27.8
CI 26.2/29.5
SE 0.828
x 1.289
CI
1.000/ 1.362
American Indian or Alaska Native only 27.6
CI 22.7/32.5
SE 2.512
x 1.299
CI
1.000/ 1.512
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 27.1
CI 15.3/38.8
SE 5.998
x 1.326
CI
1.000/ 1.911
Hispanic or Latino 26.5
CI 25.0/28.0
SE 0.777
x 1.353
CI
1.000/ 1.428
Average group rate excluding best group rate 28.8
...
SE 3.189
x 1.248
CI 1.000/ 1.499

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 — 2011
  • The best group rate for this objective, 35.9% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 26.5% (age adjusted), was attained by Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.353 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.248 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 28.8% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2011

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 35.9% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.275 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.289 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.299 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.326 times the rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population.
  • 1.353 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
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