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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sexual Orientation for 2016

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2016
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 2016 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 29.5
CI 23.8/35.2
SE 2.912
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 22.5
CI 21.8/23.3
SE 0.382
x 1.312
CI
1.000/ 1.547
Bisexual 21.3
CI 15.1/27.6
SE 3.191
x 1.384
CI
1.000/ 1.859
Average group rate excluding best group rate 21.9
...
SE 3.214
x 1.347
CI 1.000/ 1.801

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 — 2016
  • The best group rate for this objective, 29.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as gay/lesbian.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 21.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 8.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.384 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.347 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 21.9% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2016

Persons identifying as gay/lesbian achieved the best group rate for this objective, 29.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

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