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  • Survey: 2018-2019 National Survey of Children's Health
  • Starting Point: Child and Family Health Measures
  • State/Region: Nationwide (quick edit)
  • Topic: Physical, Oral Health and Functional Status
  • Question: Indicator 1.5: Physical activity, age 6-17 years
  • Sub Group: Age groups, 6-17 years

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Indicator 1.5: During the past week, on how many days did this child exercise, play a sport, or participate in physical activity for at least 60 minutes, age 6-17 years?
0 days1-3 days4-6 daysEvery dayTotal %
6-11 years old%6.037.728.028.3100.0
C.I.5.2 - 7.036.2 - 39.226.7 - 29.327.0 - 29.6
Sample Count7846,4425,6725,312
Pop. Est.1,465,5039,159,7856,795,5456,868,858
12-17 years old%
C.I.12.0 - 14.041.8 - 44.626.1 - 28.515.5 - 17.6
Sample Count2,95810,1747,5173,905
Pop. Est.3,205,32210,659,7726,737,6114,073,272

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

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Data Source: National Survey of Children’s Health, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

Citation: Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative. 2018-2019 National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) data query. Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health supported by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). Retrieved [mm/dd/yy] from [].