Risk factor physical inactivity

Sitting

Time spent seated each week, people aged 18 years and above 2000

selected countries

Sitting

Time spent seated each week, people aged 18 years and above 2000

selected countries

Finland, France

Italy Netherlands Spain

United Kingdom

Finland, France

Italy Netherlands Spain

United Kingdom

Physical activity

The following activities have similar benefits to health: Washing and waxing a car for 45-60 minutes Washing windows or floors for 45-60 minutes Playing volleyball for 45 minutes Wheeling self in wheelchair for 30-40 minutes Bicycling 8 km in 30 minutes Pushing a pushchair 2.5 km in 30 minutes Walking 3 km in 30 minutes Swimming laps for 20 minutes Playing basketball for 15-20 minutes

Physical inactivity by social class in India

Percentage of time spent seated, at work or in spare time, by people aged 25 years and above in two Indian villages 1993-1995

lowest next lowest next highest

lowest next lowest next highest

m highest

burkina m ehiopia ehiopia

sri lanka ghana

USA Japan Brazil Hong China India Kong SAR

1994 2025

Singapore keeps moving

Percentage participation in any form of sport for at least 20 minutes, on 3 or more days a week, by age 1998

11%

16%

25%

9%

14%

16%

18-29

30-39

40-49

years

years

years

USA Japan Brazil Hong China India Kong SAR

1994 2025

sri lanka ghana

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