Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
29.3 percent (2020) *

Target:
33.9 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
29.3 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 2020  *

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

Summary

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.