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Table 1 Relative risks (RR) and population attributable risks (PAR%) for physical inactivity in Canada, Australia, and the USA.

From: A systematic review of the evidence for Canada's Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults

  Canada Australia USA
Disease RR PAR% RR PAR% RR PAR%
CHD 1.45 19.4 1.5 18 2.0 22
Stroke 1.60 24.3 2.0 16 na Na
Hypertension 1.30 13.8 na na 1.5 12
Colon Cancer 1.41 18.0 1.5 19 2.0 22
Breast Cancer 1.31 14.2 1.1 9 1.2 5
Type 2 Diabetes 1.50 21.1 1.3 13 1.5 12
Osteoporosis 1.59 24.0 1.4* 18* 2.0 18*
  1. Source: Canadian Data [20]; Australian Data [161]; US Data: [162]. *Evaluated the incidence of falls/fractures.