Health Indicator Report of Physical Activity, Adolescent - Attends Physical Education Class Daily
Physical activity is crucial to maintaining physical health. Among adolescents, regular physical activity helps improve bone health, body weight and composition, physical fitness and mental health. In addition, active adolescents are more likely to become active adults.
- New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey, New Mexico Department of Health and Public Education Department.
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) High School Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data
DefinitionPercentage of students who attended physical education (PE) classes daily in an average week when they were in school.
NumeratorNumber of students who responded, "5 days", to the question, "In an average week when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?"
DenominatorNumber of students who answered the question, "In an average week when you are in school, on how many days do you go to physical education (PE) classes?"
Page Content Updated On 01/07/2019, Published on 01/07/2019