Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
54.2 percent (2018)

Target:
59.2 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
54.2 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 2018 (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.