(Almost) the whole global population is complaining about the ongoing lockdown and restricted free travels amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. But did you know, that some people – predominantly the residents of America were not the type to venture outside, even when they were free to do so?
In this regard, the EPA conducted an interesting study where they analyzed the participant’s daily diary in detail. Through their research, they concluded that an average American spent only 8% of his or her life outside.
The study dates back to 2001 and was carried out by the EPA to determine the number of Americans that were exposed to pollutants on an everyday basis. However, it is widely cited today to determine the lifestyle patterns of Americans.
The study also states that Americans spend three-quarters of their lives inside their residences or at their workplace. The remaining 13% is spent at other indoor locations while 5.5% is in vehicles.
The spread of the novel coronavirus has shifted our daily lifestyles drastically with people forced to stay indoors and only allowed to leave their residence for exercise and essential shopping. Although many people are grumbling about the situation, there are some who are enjoying quality time with the family – including Americans.How are you spending your days during the lockdown period? Let us know in the comments below!
Infographic by: www.statista.com