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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sexual Orientation for 2015

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2015
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 2015 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 30.4
CI 25.5/35.3
SE 2.496
x 1.000
Best rate
Bisexual 23.2
CI 14.9/31.5
SE 4.224
x 1.312
CI
1.000/ 1.823
Straight 21.4
CI 20.7/22.1
SE 0.356
x 1.420
CI
1.000/ 1.629
Average group rate excluding best group rate 22.3
...
SE 4.239
x 1.364
CI 1.000/ 1.917

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 — 2015
  • The best group rate for this objective, 30.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 21.4% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as straight.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 9.0 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.420 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.364 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 22.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2015

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 30.4% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.312 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
  • 1.420 times the rate among persons identifying as straight.
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