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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Sex for 2008

Disparities Details by Sex 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 Sex 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
Sex 2008 Disparity
Male 21.7
CI 20.6/22.8
SE 0.553
x 1.000
Best rate
Female 14.9
CI 14.1/15.8
SE 0.448
x 1.453
CI
1.000/ 1.550

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 Sex — 2008
  • The better group rate for this objective, 21.7% (age adjusted), was attained by the male population.
  • The worse group rate for this objective, 14.9% (age adjusted), was attained by the female population.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 6.8 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 1.453 times the worst group rate.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Sex — 2008

The male population achieved the better group rate for this objective, 21.7% (age adjusted).

The better group rate was 1.453 times the rate for the female population.

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