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52.0
Comparison: 42.7
Unit: percent
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Adults Who Meet Physical Activity Recommendations

Value: 52.0 percent
Measurement
Period:
2011
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: U.S. Value
Categories: Health / Exercise, Nutrition, & Weight
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report physical activity lefvels that meet the following guidelines: moderate physical activity (exercise that produces only light sweating or a slight to moderate increase in breathing or heart rate) at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes at a time, and/or vigorous physical activity (activities that cause heavy sweating or large increases in breathing or heart rate) at least 3 times a week for 20 minutes at a time.
Why this is 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.
Technical Note:  The regional value is compared to the national value; national data are derived from the 2011 PRC National Health Survey.
Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: November 2011

Time Series Data

2008: 43.6 2011: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Age Group

18-39: 56.1 40-64: 50.7 65+: 41.6 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Gender

Female: 51.9 Male: 52.1 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Income

Low Income: 36.6 Mid/High Income: 56.7 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 36.5 Hispanic: 46.7 White, non-Hispanic: 54.3 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 48.1 Southeast Omaha: 49.8 Northwest Omaha: 52.8 Southwest Omaha: 55.1 Western Douglas County: 63.3 Overall: 52.0

percent

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Unit: percent
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Adults Who Meet Physical Activity Recommendations

Value: 52.0 percent
Measurement
Period:
2011
Location: County : Douglas
Comparison: Prior Value
Categories: Health / Exercise, Nutrition, & Weight
What is this Indicator?
This indicator shows the percentage of adults who report physical activity lefvels that meet the following guidelines: moderate physical activity (exercise that produces only light sweating or a slight to moderate increase in breathing or heart rate) at least 5 times a week for 30 minutes at a time, and/or vigorous physical activity (activities that cause heavy sweating or large increases in breathing or heart rate) at least 3 times a week for 20 minutes at a time.
Why this is 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.
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.
Source: 2011 PRC Community Health Needs Assessment
Maintained By: Live Well Omaha and the Douglas County Health Department
Last Updated: November 2011

Time Series Data

2008: 43.6 2011: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Age Group

18-39: 56.1 40-64: 50.7 65+: 41.6 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Gender

Female: 51.9 Male: 52.1 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Income

Low Income: 36.6 Mid/High Income: 56.7 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Race/Ethnicity

Black, non-Hispanic: 36.5 Hispanic: 46.7 White, non-Hispanic: 54.3 Overall: 52.0

percent

Physical Activity Recommendations, by Region

Northeast Omaha: 48.1 Southeast Omaha: 49.8 Northwest Omaha: 52.8 Southwest Omaha: 55.1 Western Douglas County: 63.3 Overall: 52.0

percent

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