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Disparities Data Details PA-2.4 by Educational Attainment for 2018

Disparities Details by Educational Attainment 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 Educational Attainment 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
Educational Attainment 2018 Disparity
Advanced degree 35.0
CI 33.0/37.0
SE 1.022
x 1.000
Best rate
4-year college degree 30.1
CI 28.6/31.6
SE 0.765
x 1.162
CI
1.000/ 1.238
Associates degree 22.9
CI 20.8/25.0
SE 1.048
x 1.528
CI
1.000/ 1.670
Some college 20.8
CI 19.1/22.5
SE 0.861
x 1.683
CI
1.000/ 1.829
High school 14.6
CI 13.3/16.0
SE 0.683
x 2.394
CI
1.000/ 2.621
< High school 9.8
CI 8.2/11.4
SE 0.811
x 3.573
CI
1.000/ 4.128
Average group rate excluding best group rate 19.6
...
SE 0.942
x 1.781
CI 1.000/ 1.954

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 Educational Attainment — 2018
  • The best group rate for this objective, 35.0% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree.
  • The worst group rate for this objective, 9.8% (age adjusted), was attained by persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
  • The absolute difference (or range) between the best and worst group rates was 25.2 percentage points.
  • The best group rate was 3.573 times the worst group rate.
  • The best group rate was 1.781 times the average rate for all other educational attainment groups (excluding the best), 19.6% (age adjusted).
Detailed measures of health disparities by Educational Attainment — 2018

Persons aged 25 years and over with an advanced degree achieved the best group rate for this objective, 35.0% (age adjusted).

The best group rate was:

  • 1.162 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a 4-year college degree.
  • 1.528 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with an associates degree.
  • 1.683 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with some college education.
  • 2.394 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a high school education.
  • 3.573 times the rate among persons aged 25 years and over with a less than high school education.
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