Status: Baseline only
Most Recent Data:
29.3 percent (2020) *
33.9 percent *
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
Data Source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC/NCHS
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.
Topic: Physical Activity
Workgroup: Physical Activity Workgroup