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Proportion of Adults Who Identified Walking As a US Surgeon General Priority


Percentage of Respondents Who Were Aware That Walking Was the Activity Recently Promoted by the Surgeon General to Increase Physical Activity and the Medium From Which They Received the Information, Summer ConsumerStyles, 2016. Values do not total 100% because respondents could choose more than one response. Percentages based on the 72.5% of respondents who heard something about the activity.

Medium Heard Something About the Activity, %
Overall 72.5
Television/radio 37.7
Print/online news 8.3
Internet 12.7
Social media 7.9
Friends/family 9.9
None of these 3.6
Don’t know/not sure 37.8

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