Adolescents That Participate in

RecommendedLevels of Physical Activity


Adolescents That Participate in Recommended Levels of Physical Activity

Year Kansas Rate  US Rate Iowa Rate
2005 41.4% 35.8% 34.1%
2007 45.1% 34.7% 49.9%
Demographic Group: Students in grades 9-12.
Data Source: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS)/KDHE
http://apps.nccd.cdc.gov/yrbss/
Numerator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who report doing any kind of physical activity that increased their heart rate and made them breathe hard some of the time for a total of at least 60 minutes/day on 5 or more days during the 7 days before the survey.
Denominator: Respondents in grades 9–12 who report doing any kind of physical activity that increased their heart rate and made them breathe hard some of the time for a total of at least 60 minutes/day on 0 or more days during the 7 days before the survey.
Unit: percentage
Notes: -
Change Log: 3/26/2009
  • Source citing was removed from the chart image and placed in the footnotes.
  • Iowa state benchmark data was added to the data table and chart (represented in green).
  • The definition of the indicator was added to the footnotes.

5/28/2009

  • A footer table was created consisting of demographic group, source citing, numerator, denominator, notes, and change log information.