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  • Survey: 2007 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Physical and Dental Health
  • Question: 1.5: Physical activity, age 6-17

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Indicator 1.5: During the past week, on how many days did [child name] exercise, play a sport, or participate in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made [him/her] sweat and breathe hard?
0 days1-3 days4-6 daysEverydayTotal %
C.I.(9.7 - 11.0)(24.5 - 26.3)(33.4 - 35.3)(29.0 - 30.8)
Sample Count5,76716,05323,49818,116
Pop. Est.5,041,07612,368,32416,736,22714,565,413

C.I. = 95% Confidence Interval.
Percentages and population estimates (Pop.Est.) are weighted to represent child population in US.

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With funding and direction from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the National Survey of Children’s Health was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics. CAHMI is responsible for the analyses, interpretations, presentations and conclusions included on this site.

Suggested citation format: National Survey of Children's Health. NSCH 2007. Data query from the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative, Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health website. Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from