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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2015

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2015
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 2015 Disparity
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 38.0
CI 26.1/49.8
SE 6.047
x 1.000
Best rate
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 36.3
CI 35.2/37.4
SE 0.554
x 1.045
CI
1.000/ 1.360
2 or more races 32.4
CI 27.3/37.6
SE 2.630
x 1.171
CI
1.000/ 1.572
Asian only 31.8
CI 29.1/34.4
SE 1.357
x 1.195
CI
1.000/ 1.568
American Indian or Alaska Native only 31.6
CI 25.1/38.1
SE 3.314
x 1.200
CI
1.000/ 1.642
Hispanic or Latino 28.3
CI 26.7/29.9
SE 0.818
x 1.339
CI
1.000/ 1.748
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 28.3
CI 26.4/30.2
SE 0.976
x 1.342
CI
1.000/ 1.754
Average group rate excluding best group rate 31.5
...
SE 2.082
x 1.207
CI 1.000/ 1.602

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 38.0% (age adjusted), was attained by Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 28.3% (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 9.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.342 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.207 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 31.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2015

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 38.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate for the White only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.171 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.195 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.200 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.339 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.342 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
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