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Adults With No Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Past Month

This indicator show the percentage of adults reporting no physical activity in the past month, other than their regular job.

Adults With No Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Past Month

28.7
17.4
Comparison: U.S. Value 

17.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the 2011 PRC National Health Survey.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: November 2011

Why is this important?

Regular physical activity can improve the health and quality of life of Americans of all ages. Among adults and older adults, physical activity can lower the risk of: early death; coronary heart disease; stroke; high blood pressure; type 2 diabetes; breast and colon cancer; falls; and depression. For people who are inactive, even small increases in physical activity are associated with health benefits.

Adults With No Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Past Month : Time Series

2002: 16.9 2008: 27.0 2011: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Age Group

18-39: 15.9 40-64: 16.7 65+: 24.4 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Gender

Female: 17.0 Male: 17.8 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Income

Low Income: 28.4 Mid/High Income: 13.9 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 30.3 Hispanic: 23.8 White, non-Hispanic: 15.0 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 20.4 Southeast Omaha: 18.3 Northwest Omaha: 17.4 Southwest Omaha: 14.6 Western Douglas County: 11.6 Overall: 17.4

percent

Adults With No Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Past Month

Comparison: Prior Value 

17.4

percent
Measurement Period: 2011

County: Douglas

Data Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Technical Note: The trend is a comparison between the most recent and previous measurement periods. Confidence intervals were not taken into account in determining the direction of the trend.
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: November 2011

Why is this important?

Regular physical activity can improve the health and quality of life of Americans of all ages. Among adults and older adults, physical activity can lower the risk of: early death; coronary heart disease; stroke; high blood pressure; type 2 diabetes; breast and colon cancer; falls; and depression. For people who are inactive, even small increases in physical activity are associated with health benefits.

Adults With No Leisure-Time Physical Activity in Past Month : Time Series

2002: 16.9 2008: 27.0 2011: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Age Group

18-39: 15.9 40-64: 16.7 65+: 24.4 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Gender

Female: 17.0 Male: 17.8 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Income

Low Income: 28.4 Mid/High Income: 13.9 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 30.3 Hispanic: 23.8 White, non-Hispanic: 15.0 Overall: 17.4

percent

No Leisure-Time Physical Activity, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 20.4 Southeast Omaha: 18.3 Northwest Omaha: 17.4 Southwest Omaha: 14.6 Western Douglas County: 11.6 Overall: 17.4

percent