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a graph showing how much activity various groups of teens got on a daily basis

Each bar in this chart shows the time range, in minutes, of daily physical activity reported by each group. The number in the middle of each bar is the mean duration of exercise each day that group. The vertical yellow line marks the recommended daily activity level for teens.

Source: S. Armstrong MD et al/Jama Pediatrics; L. Steenblik Hwang