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Physical Activity Among High School Students, by Race/Ethnicity, 2009

Physical Activity Among High School Students, by Race/Ethnicity, 2009
Physical activity level Percent of students
Total Non-Hispanic White Non-Hispanic Black Hispanic

*Any kind of physical activity that increases heart rate and makes the child breathe hard some of the time for a total of at least 60 minutes on 5 or more days during the preceding 7 days.

Source II.9: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Met recommended levels of physical activity* 18.4 19.7 17.2 15.6
Did not participate in 60+ minutes of physical activity on any day in past week 23.1 20.3 32.1 23.9

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