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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2017

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 40.5
CI 39.4/41.5
SE 0.533
x 1.000
Best rate
2 or more races 39.3
CI 33.9/44.8
SE 2.774
x 1.029
CI
1.000/ 1.158
American Indian or Alaska Native only 34.6
CI 27.8/41.5
SE 3.506
x 1.168
CI
1.000/ 1.382
Asian only 33.5
CI 30.3/36.8
SE 1.666
x 1.207
CI
1.000/ 1.314
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 31.7
CI 18.1/45.2
SE 6.916
x 1.277
CI
1.000/ 1.829
Hispanic or Latino 30.4
CI 28.4/32.5
SE 1.055
x 1.330
CI
1.000/ 1.414
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 29.8
CI 27.4/32.3
SE 1.248
x 1.357
CI
1.000/ 1.459
Average group rate excluding best group rate 33.2
...
SE 3.828
x 1.218
CI 1.000/ 1.473

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 — 2017
  • The best group rate for this objective, 40.5% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 29.8% (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 10.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.357 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.218 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 33.2% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2017

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 40.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying with 2 or more races.
  • 1.168 times the rate for the American Indian or Alaska Native only population.
  • 1.207 times the rate for the Asian only population.
  • 1.277 times the rate for the Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only population.
  • 1.330 times the rate for the Hispanic or Latino population.
  • 1.357 times the rate for the Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino population.
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