Ireland is 18th least physically active country

Ireland is the eighteenth least physically active country in the world, according to a new study.

19th July, 2012

Ireland is the eighteenth least physically active country in the world, according to a new study.

The study published by The Lancet.com compares data for 122 countries from the WHO global health observatory repository. Malta ranked as the least physically active with 71.9 per cent of adults getting too little exercise, while only 4.7 per cent are inactive in Bangladesh.

In Ireland, 53.2 per cent of individuals 15 years of age or older are physically inactive, the...

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