Notes: Guidelines for aerobic activity and muscle strengthening per U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Available at http://www.health.gov/paguidelines/guidelines/default.aspx. Respondents defined as meeting both aerobic-activity and muscle-strengthening guidelines reported moderate-intensity physical activity for ≥150 minutes per week, vigorous-intensity physical activity for ≥75 minutes per week, or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activity, and engaging in physical activities specifically designed to strengthen muscles at least twice per week.
Estimates are based on household interviews of a sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized U.S. population and are derived from the National Health Interview Survey sample adult component.
§ 95% confidence interval.
Data Source: CDC. National Health Interview Survey data, 2008 and 2013.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Met National Guidelines for Aerobic Activity and Muscle Strengthening, by Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2008 and 2013