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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sexual Orientation for 2014

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2014
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 2014 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 25.5
CI 20.1/31.0
SE 2.795
x 1.000
Best rate
Bisexual 24.7
CI 16.7/32.7
SE 4.083
x 1.033
CI
1.000/ 1.431
Straight 21.2
CI 20.5/22.0
SE 0.365
x 1.203
CI
1.000/ 1.443
Average group rate excluding best group rate 23.0
...
SE 4.100
x 1.111
CI 1.000/ 1.568

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 — 2014
  • The best group rate for this objective, 25.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 21.2% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as straight.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.203 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.111 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 23.0% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2014

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 25.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
  • 1.203 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
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