Stat of the Day
An estimated 43% of U.S. adults ages 65-74 meet the federal guidelines for aerobic activity compared to 31% for those ages 75-84 and 19% of those ages 85 and over.
Source: QuickStats: Percentage of Adults aged ≥65 Years Meeting 2008 Federal Guidelines for Leisure-Time Aerobic and Muscle-Strengthening Activities, by Age and Type of Activity — United States, 2000–2002 and 2013–2015
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