Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
24.0 percent (2018)

Target:
28.4 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
24.0 percent of adults aged 18 years and over met the guidelines for aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Increase the proportion of adults who meet current minimum guidelines for aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

To stay healthy, adults need a mix of activity — at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activity at least 2 days a week. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.