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Data and Statistics

screenshot of map with physical activity data 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.

Facts about Physical Activity
Find the latest statistics on physical activity in the United States.

Data, Trends and Maps
Use these maps and interactive database systems to find information relating to physical activity.

State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2010 [PDF-1.5MB]
Information on physical activity behavior and policy and environmental supports within each state.

Surveillance Systems
Nutrition, physical activity, obesity, and breastfeeding surveys and data collection systems.