"They observed the average number of daily steps all over the world was 4,961. The United States is not among the top active states, ranking somewhere near the bottom of the list. It even scoredbelow the global average, with 4,774 steps taken per day.
Researchers were able to notice the phenomenon of activity inequality. Each country has some people who are always on the go, while others tend to be less physically active. If the gap between them is big, then the number of obese people is higher."