QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥25 Years Who Met the 2018 Federal Physical Activity Guidelines for Both Muscle-Strengthening and Aerobic Physical Activity, by Educational Attainment — United States, 2022

Posted on by Gelila Haile and Benjamin Zablotsky

In 2022, 22.5% of adults met federal guidelines for both muscle-strengthening and aerobic physical activity. The percentage of adults who met these guidelines increased with increasing educational attainment, from 12.2% among adults who completed high school or less to 33.6% among those with a bachelor’s degree or higher.

Supplementary Table: https://stacks.cdc.gov/view/cdc/155046

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2022. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm

Posted on by Gelila Haile and Benjamin Zablotsky
Page last reviewed: June 5, 2024
Page last updated: June 5, 2024