Status: Baseline only

Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
37.4 percent (2018)

42.3 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

37.4 percent of adults aged 18 years and over engaged in aerobic physical activity of at least moderate intensity for more than 300 minutes/week, or more than 150 minutes/week of vigorous intensity, or an equivalent combination in 2018 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard population)

Increase the proportion of adults who meet the current highly active aerobic physical activity guideline needed for more extensive health benefits

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement


For more extensive health benefits, adults need at least 300 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 150 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.