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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2012

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2012
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 2012 Disparity
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 49.9
CI 39.0/60.8
SE 5.559
x 1.000
Best rate
2 or more races 38.5
CI 33.5/43.6
SE 2.581
x 1.295
CI
1.000/ 1.604
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 36.8
CI 35.7/37.8
SE 0.535
x 1.356
CI
1.000/ 1.631
Asian only 30.7
CI 28.0/33.4
SE 1.382
x 1.626
CI
1.000/ 1.982
American Indian or Alaska Native only 30.1
CI 24.3/36.0
SE 3.000
x 1.655
CI
1.000/ 2.116
Hispanic or Latino 29.0
CI 27.4/30.7
SE 0.851
x 1.717
CI
1.000/ 2.076
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 28.7
CI 26.9/30.4
SE 0.903
x 1.741
CI
1.000/ 2.106
Average group rate excluding best group rate 32.3
...
SE 1.969
x 1.544
CI 1.000/ 1.903

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 — 2012
  • The best group rate for this objective, 49.9% (age adjusted), was attained by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 28.7% (age adjusted), was attained by Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 21.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.741 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.544 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 32.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2012

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 49.9% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.295 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.356 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.626 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.655 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.717 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.741 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
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