About the National Data

Data

Baseline: 58.4 percent of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years participated in a sports team or took sports lessons after school or on weekends in the past 12 months in 2016-17

Target: 63.3 percent

Numerator
Number of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years who participated in sports teams or lessons during the past 12 months.
Denominator
Number of children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years.
Target-setting method

Percentage point improvement

Target-setting method details
Percentage point improvement from the baseline using Cohen's h effect size of 0.10.
Target-setting method justification
Trend data were not available for this objective. A percentage point improvement was calculated using Cohen's h effect size of 0.1. This method was used because it was a statistically significant improvement from the baseline and the Healthy People 2030 Workgroup Subject Matter Experts expected the data to move in the desired direction during the next decade.