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PA-5 Increase the proportion of adolescents who participate in daily school physical education

About the Data: National

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
No
Measure: 
percent
Baseline (Year): 
33.3 (2009)
Target: 
36.6
Target-Setting Method: 
10 percent improvement
Numerator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who attended physical education (PE) classes on five or more days in an average week when they were in school

Denominator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Retained from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

    [NUMERATOR:]

    In an average week when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?

    1. 0 days
    2. 1 day
    3. 2 days
    4. 3 days
    5. 4 days
    6. 5 days
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial

About the Data: State

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the state-level data.

Data Source: 
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System
Measure: 
percent
Numerator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12 who attended physical education (PE) classes on five or more days in an average week when they were in school

Denominator: 

Number of students in grades 9 through 12

Questions Used to Obtain the State Data: 

      From the 2009 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System:

      [NUMERATOR:]

      In an average week when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?

      1. 0 days
      2. 1 day
      3. 2 days
      4. 3 days
      5. 4 days
      6. 5 days
Data Collection Frequency: 
Biennial