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Atheism and physical fitness

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/* East Asian atheists and sedentary lifestyles */
''See also:'' [[Asian atheism]] and [[China and atheism]]
[[File:China location.png|thumbnail|right|200px|''China Daily'' reported in 2017: IN ONE PREFECTURE-LEVEL CITY nearly 57 percent of those applying to join the armed forces have failed their health test so far this year.<ref>[http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/opinion/2017-08/22/content_30941278.htm Sedentary lives make many unfit for service], China Daily, 2017</ref>]]
Razib Khan points out in ''Discover Magazine'', "most secular nations in the world are those of [[East Asia]], in particular what are often termed 'Confucian societies'. It is likely therefore that the majority of the world’s [[atheism|atheists ]] are actually [[East Asia]]n."<ref>[http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2010/11/most-atheists-are-not-white/ Most atheists are not white & other non-fairy tales], Discover magazine</ref>
[[China]] has the world's largest [[atheism|atheist]] population.<ref name="thechapmans.nl">[http://www.thechapmans.nl/news/Atheist.pdf Top 50 Countries With Highest Proportion of Atheists / Agnostics (Zuckerman, 2005)]</ref><ref name="washingtonpost.com">[https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/05/23/a-surprising-map-of-where-the-worlds-atheists-live/ A surprising map of where the world’s atheists live], ''Washington Post'' By Max Fisher and Caitlin Dewey May 23, 2013</ref> See also: [[China and atheism]]