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This slide shows the percentage of males and females at different ages that participate in walking and jogging activities. The percent reporting participation in each activity in the last two weeks are listed on the slide. There are two major trends evident in the data.
1. Walking is more popular than jogging across all age ranges for both males and females.
2. The popularity of walking increases with age while the popularity of jogging decreases with age.
Data are from the 1991 National Health Interview Survey and are cited in the Surgeon Generalís Report on Physical Activity and Health