Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
47.9 percent (2020) *

Target:
52.9 percent  *

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
47.9 percent of adults aged 18 years and over engaged in aerobic physical activity of at least moderate intensity for at least 150 minutes/week, or at least 75 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 minimum aerobic physical activity guideline needed for substantial health benefits

Target-Setting Method
Percentage point improvement

Summary

Adults who do moderate-intensity aerobic activity for at least 150 minutes a week or vigorous-intensity aerobic activity for at least 75 minutes a week get substantial health benefits. Physical activity can help delay, prevent, or manage many chronic diseases. Strategies to promote physical activity include informational, behavioral, social, environmental, and policy approaches.