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Disparities Data Details PA-2.2 by Race and Ethnicity for 2018

Disparities Details by Race and Ethnicity for 2018
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
Spotlight on Disparities:
Race and Ethnicity 2018 Disparity
White only, not Hispanic or Latino 39.7
CI 38.6/40.9
SE 0.568
x 1.000
Best rate
2 or more races 39.0
CI 33.6/44.3
SE 2.725
x 1.020
CI
1.000/ 1.147
American Indian or Alaska Native only 38.7
CI 31.5/45.9
SE 3.689
x 1.027
CI
1.000/ 1.204
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander only 36.7
CI 21.9/51.4
SE 7.528
x 1.083
CI
1.000/ 1.519
Asian only 34.5
CI 31.4/37.5
SE 1.564
x 1.154
CI
1.000/ 1.248
Hispanic or Latino 33.7
CI 31.5/35.9
SE 1.133
x 1.180
CI
1.000/ 1.254
Black or African American only, not Hispanic or Latino 32.1
CI 29.8/34.4
SE 1.178
x 1.238
CI
1.000/ 1.320
Average group rate excluding best group rate 35.8
...
SE 4.070
x 1.111
CI 1.000/ 1.342

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 39.7% (age adjusted), was attained by White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 32.1% (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 7.6 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.238 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.111 times the average rate for all other race/ethnicity groups (excluding the best), 35.8% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Race and Ethnicity — 2018

White only, not Hispanic or Latino persons achieved the best group rate for this objective, 39.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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