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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Age Group for 2018

Disparities Details by Age Group 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 Age Group 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
Age Group 2018 Disparity
18-44 years 30.0
CI 28.9/31.2
SE 0.581
x 1.000
Best rate
45-64 years 19.7
CI 18.7/20.8
SE 0.543
x 1.521
CI
1.000/ 1.607
65 years and over 13.9
CI 12.9/14.9
SE 0.516
x 2.154
CI
1.000/ 2.308
Average group rate excluding best group rate 16.8
...
SE 0.749
x 1.783
CI 1.000/ 1.931

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 Age Group — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 30.0%, was attained by persons aged 18-44 years.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 13.9%, was attained by persons aged 65 years and over.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 16.1 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 2.154 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.783 times the average rate for all other age groups (excluding the best), 16.8%.
Detailed measures of health disparities by Age Group — 2018

Persons aged 18-44 years achieved the best group rate for this objective, 30.0%.

The best group rate was:

  • 1.521 times the rate among persons aged 45-64 years.
  • 2.154 times the rate among persons aged 65 years and over.
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