Adults aged 18 and older who engaged in recommended amounts of physical activity,* by age and sex, 2003 (vertical bar chart): Total: female, 30.4%; male, 35.7%. 18-24 years: female, 36.8%; male, 48.4%. 25-64 years: female, 32.0%; male, 34.9%. 65-74 years: female, 25.4%; male, 32.2%. 75 years and older: female, 14.3%; male, 23.0%.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2003. Analysis conducted by the Maternal and Child Health Information Resource Center.

*Recommended physical activity is defined as moderate activity 5 times a week for 30 minutes, or vigorous activity 3 times a week for 20 minutes.