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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Marital Status for 2018

Disparities Details by Marital Status for 2018
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 2018 Disparity
Divorced or separated 25.5
CI 20.6/30.3
SE 2.490
x 1.000
Best rate
Married 23.9
CI 22.5/25.3
SE 0.695
x 1.066
CI
1.000/ 1.261
Never married 22.1
CI 20.7/23.5
SE 0.733
x 1.153
CI
1.000/ 1.366
Cohabiting partner 21.9
CI 19.6/24.3
SE 1.193
x 1.161
CI
1.000/ 1.396
Widowed 13.1
CI 7.9/18.3
SE 2.657
x 1.946
CI
1.000/ 2.819
Average group rate excluding best group rate 20.3
...
SE 1.779
x 1.258
CI 1.000/ 1.561

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 — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 25.5% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were divorced or separated.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.1% (age adjusted), was attained by persons who were widowed.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 12.4 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.946 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.258 times the average rate for all other marital status groups (excluding the best), 20.3% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Marital Status — 2018

Persons who were divorced or separated achieved the best group rate for this objective, 25.5% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • <1.1 times the rate among persons who were married.
  • 1.153 times the rate among persons who were never married.
  • 1.161 times the rate among persons who were living with a cohabiting partner.
  • 1.946 times the rate among persons who were widowed.
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