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Table 1 Proportionsa meeting MVPA-MSAb guidelines and adjusted prevalence ratiosc (APR)d for meeting both guidelines

From: The epidemiology of aerobic physical activity and muscle-strengthening activity guideline adherence among 383,928 U.S. adults

  n Met both aerobic MVPA-MSA guidelinesb
%a (95% CI) APRc (95% CI)
Total 383,928 20.3 (20.1, 20.6)
Sex %a (n)   
 Male 48.5 (162,252) 22.9 (22.5, 23.3) 1 (reference)
 Female 51.5 (221,673) 18.0 (17.6, 18.3) 0.85 (0.84, 0.86)
Age
 18–24 12.5 (20,516) 29.7 (28.7, 30.8) 1 (reference)
 25–34 17.1 (36,500) 23.3 (22.6, 24.0) 0.78 (0.75, 0.81)
 35–44 16.3 (44,203) 19.9 (19.2, 20.6) 0.68 (0.66, 0.71)
 45–54 17.4 (62,629) 18.5 (17.9, 19.0) 0.64 (0.62, 0.66)
 55–64 16.8 (86,515) 16.8 (16.4, 17.3) 0.59 (0.57, 0.61)
 65–74 11.7 (78,429) 17.8 (17.3, 18.4) 0.61 (0.59, 0.63)
  > 75 8.1 (55,316) 15.4 (14.8, 16.1) 0.53 (0.51, 0.56)
Race/Ethnicity
 White, non-Hispanic 65.1 (296,618) 20.9 (20.6, 21.2) 1 (reference)
 Black, non-Hispanic 11.0 (28,163) 20.3 (19.4, 21.1) 0.88 (0.85, 0.91)
 Other race, Non-Hispanic 6.3 (163,39) 21.3 (20.0, 22.7) 1.02 (0.99, 1.06)
 Multiracial, Non-Hispanic 1.4 (7150) 24.2 (22.1, 26.4) 1.12 (1.06, 1.18)
 Hispanic 16.4 (30,599) 17.6 (16.9, 18.4) 0.85 (0.82, 0.88)
Employment status
 Student 5.8 (10,119) 31.5 (30.0, 33.0) 1 (reference)
 Employed 56.8 (189,429) 21.8 (21.5, 22.2) 0.70 (0.67, 0.73)
 Unemployed 5.7 (15,782) 19.2 (18.0, 20.4) 0.59 (0.56, 0.63)
 Homemaker 6.8 (23,510) 16.1 (15.2, 17.0) 0.60 (0.56, 0.63)
 Retired 18.1 (115,612) 18.3 (17.9, 18.8) 0.62 (0.60, 0.65)
 Unable to work 6.8 (27,391) 9.1 (8.5, 9.8) 0.31 (0.29, 0.32)
Education level
 Graduated College 27.2 (144,604) 26.8 (26.3, 27.2) 1 (reference)
 Attended College/Technical 31.5 (105,888) 21.5 (21.1, 22.0) 0.73 (0.72, 0.74)
 Graduated High School 27.6 (104,353) 16.8 (16.4, 17.3) 0.54 (0.53, 0.55)
 Did not graduate High School 13.7 (28,192) 12.1 (11.4, 12.9) 0.37 (0.36, 0.39)
Income (annual)
 $50,000 or more 48.3 (158,855) 20.7 (20.4, 20.9) 1 (reference)
 $35,000–$50,000 13.7 (46,879) 20.0 (19.3, 20.8) 0.73 (0.72, 0.75)
 $25,000–$35,000 10.4 (34,900) 17.6 (16.8, 18.5) 0.66 (0.65, 0.68)
 $15,000–$25,000 16.5 (51,555) 15.7 (15.1, 16.4) 0.58 (0.56, 0.59)
 Less than $15,000 11.1 (32,870) 13.3 (12.5, 14.0) 0.49 (0.47, 0.50)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Underweight (< 18.5) 1.8 (5806) 18.4 (16.5, 20.5) 0.71 (0.66, 0.76)
 Acceptable weight (18.5–25) 33.4 (116,291) 26.2 (25.7, 26.7) 1 (reference)
 Overweight [25,26,27,28,29,30] 35.8 (131,431) 21.3 (20.8, 21.7) 0.79 (0.77, 0.80)
 Obese (≥30) 29.1 (108,271) 14.3 (13.8, 14.7) 0.50 (0.49, 0.51)
Self-rated health
 Excellent 18.7 (66,224) 32.7 (32.0, 33.4) 1 (reference)
 Very good 32.5 (128,333) 23.5 (23.0, 24.0) 0.69 (0.68, 0.70)
 Good 31.1 (117,639) 15.9 (15.5, 16.3) 0.47 (0.46, 0.48)
 Fair 13.1 (50,936) 10.5 (9.9, 11.0) 0.31 (0.29, 0.32)
 Poor 4.6 (19,917) 6.6 (6.0, 7.7) 0.21 (0.20, 0.23)
Smoking status
 Never smoked 58.7 (216,025) 22.0 (21.7, 22.4) 1 (reference)
 Former smoker 24.8 (110,996) 19.9 (19.4, 20.4) 0.91 (0.89, 0.92)
 Current (some days) 5.1 (15,935) 19.2 (18.1, 20.4) 0.84 (0.80, 0.87)
 Current (daily) 11.4 (38,969) 13.2 (12.6, 13.9) 0.52 (0.50, 0.54)
  1. aData weighted using stratum weight provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [50]
  2. bMeeting both guidelines defined as aerobic MVPA = ≥150 min/week & MSA = ≥2 sessions/week
  3. cPrevalence ratio calculated using Poisson regression with a robust error variance
  4. dAdjusted for all other explanatory variables in the table