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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sexual Orientation for 2013

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2013
PA-2.4 : Adults meeting aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening objectives (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)
This chart compares rates by population.

2020 Baseline (year): 18.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 20.1
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 Sexual Orientation for PA-2.4

PA-2.4 Increase the proportion of adults who meet the objectives for aerobic physical activity and for muscle-strengthening activity

Adults meeting aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening objectives (age adjusted, percent, 18+ years)

2020 Baseline (year): 18.2 (2008)
2020 Target: 20.1
Desired Direction: ↑ Increase Desired
Sexual Orientation 2013 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 26.0
CI 21.6/30.4
SE 2.236
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 20.7
CI 20.0/21.3
SE 0.351
x 1.257
CI
1.000/ 1.452
Bisexual 20.2
CI 13.9/26.6
SE 3.263
x 1.283
CI
1.000/ 1.732
Average group rate excluding best group rate 20.5
...
SE 3.282
x 1.270
CI 1.000/ 1.713

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 Sexual Orientation — 2013
  • The best group rate for this objective, 26.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 20.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 5.7 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.283 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.270 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 20.5% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2013

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 26.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.257 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
  • 1.283 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
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