Healthy People 2010 Goal Used in Modeling
22-3. Increase the proportion
of adults who engage in vigorous physical activity that promotes the
development and maintenance of cardiorespiratory fitness 3 or more
days per week for 20 or more minutes per occasion.
- Target: 30 percent.
- Baseline: 23 percent of adults aged 18 years and older engaged
in vigorous physical activity 3 or more days per week for 20 or more
minutes per occasion in 1997 (age adjusted to the year 2000 standard
- Target setting method: Better than the best.
- Data source: National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), CDC, NCHS.
- Reference: Healthy People 2010 Operational Definition