Data and Statistics
Public health surveillance is the ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of outcome-specific data for use in planning, interpretation, and evaluation of public health practice. The latest facts, statistics and surveillance systems related to physical activity are provided.
Data, Trends and Maps
Use these maps and interactive database systems to find information relating to physical activity.
Trends in Meeting the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines, 2008—2018 pdf icon[PDF-133KB]
Information on the percentage of adults and adolescents meeting the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2014 pdf icon[PDF-2.69MB]
Information on physical activity behavior and policy and environmental supports within each state.
Nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and breastfeeding surveys and data collection systems.
- Diabetes | County Data Indicators
County level data for select diabetes indicators, including leisure-time physical inactivity, and overweight or obesity prevalence.
- Diabetes| County Ranks of Prevalence
County level ranking data for select diabetes indicators, including leisure-time physical inactivity, and overweight or obesity prevalence.
- County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors, including obesity prevalence, physical inactivity, access to healthy foods, and access to opportunities for physical activity in nearly every county in America. The data comes from CDC surveillance systems like the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the National Center for Health Statistics, and other federal data sources.