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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sexual Orientation for 2017

Disparities Details by Sexual Orientation for 2017
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 2017 Disparity
Gay/Lesbian 25.5
CI 20.6/30.3
SE 2.472
x 1.000
Best rate
Straight 24.6
CI 23.8/25.4
SE 0.410
x 1.037
CI
1.000/ 1.219
Bisexual 18.1
CI 13.1/23.2
SE 2.583
x 1.405
CI
1.000/ 1.866
Average group rate excluding best group rate 21.3
...
SE 2.616
x 1.193
CI 1.000/ 1.543

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 — 2017
  • 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, 18.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons identifying as bisexual.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 7.3 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.405 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.193 times the average rate for all other sexual orientation groups (excluding the best), 21.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sexual Orientation — 2017

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 straight.
  • 1.405 times the rate among persons identifying as bisexual.
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