Healthcare Walking these many steps a day will cut your mortality risk by half Updated : March 25, 2020 04:59 PM IST Taking 12,000 steps per day was associated with a 65 per cent lower risk compared with taking 4,000 steps, the researchers said. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.