Physical Activity Among Youth
Among youth, only 27.1% of high school students reported levels of physical activity consistent with meeting the youth aerobic guideline in 2015 (see figure below). Male high school students and students in lower grades were more like to meet the guidelines.
Percentage of High School Students Who Met Aerobic Physical Activity Guidelines, United States, 2015
Sources: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, MMWR.10