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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Marital Status for 2008

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2008
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 Marital Status 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
Marital Status 2008 Disparity
Never married 18.7
CI 17.1/20.3
SE 0.823
x 1.000
Best rate
Cohabiting partner 18.6
CI 15.4/21.7
SE 1.605
x 1.006
CI
1.000/ 1.179
Married 17.3
CI 16.2/18.4
SE 0.555
x 1.079
CI
1.000/ 1.180
Widowed 15.6
CI 6.4/24.7
SE 4.670
x 1.200
CI
1.000/ 1.975
Divorced or separated 14.3
CI 12.5/16.0
SE 0.890
x 1.311
CI
1.000/ 1.486
Average group rate excluding best group rate 16.4
...
SE 2.915
x 1.137
CI 1.000/ 1.536

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 Marital Status — 2008
  • The best group rate for this objective, 18.7% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were never married.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 14.3% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 4.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.311 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.137 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 16.4% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2008

Persons who were never married achieved the best group rate for this objective, 18.7% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 1.200 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
  • 1.311 times the rate among persons who were divorced or separated.
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