Adult Physical Activity

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Throughout King County, a large majority of adults do not get sufficient physical activity.

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Notes and Sources

Source: Behavioral Risk Factor and Surveillance System (BRFSS) (2011-2015)

Numerator: Respondents when asked about their physical activity and exercise habits in the past month, had done an average of 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity per week and muscle strengthening on 2 or more days a week that worked all major muscle groups.

Denominator: All those who answered the question.

The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System collects information on the health and safety of Washington residents aged 18 and older. Every year, the Washington State Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conduct the survey primarily through telephone interviews, including landline and cellphone numbers. To learn more about the survey, please go to

https://www.doh.wa.gov/DataandStatisticalReports/DataSystems/BehavioralRiskFactorSurveillanceSystemBRFSS.