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2009 Results for 9th Through 12th Grade
Physical Activity

Question
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YRBS
Question

2009 Total Percentage

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Trend Information

Physical Activity

Percentage of students who were physically active for a total of at least 60 minutes per day on five or more of the past seven days. 

43.7%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who spend more than 20 minutes actually exercising or playing sports during an average physical education (PE) class.

59.7%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who exercised or participated in physical activity for at least 20 minutes that made them sweat and breathe hard, such as basketball, soccer, running, swimming laps, fast bicycling, fast dancing, or similar aerobic activities on three or more of the past seven days.

65.6%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who did exercises to strengthen or tone their muscles, such as push-ups, sit-ups, or weight lifting, on three or more of the past seven days.

53.2%

Detailed Data Table

Not Available

 

Percentage of students who watched three or more hours per day of TV on an average school day.

25.6%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

Percentage of students who played video or computer games or used a computer for something that was not school work three or more hours per day on an average school day. 

18.4%

Detailed Data Table

North Dakota YRBS
Trends 1995-2009

 

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