CDC study looks at obesity rates by profession

01/13/2014 | MedicalDaily.com

A CDC study of 28 occupation groups in Washington state found that 24.6% of workers were obese, and that people in protective services, trucking, transportation and materials moving, and cleaning and building services had the highest obesity rates. Survey data from more than 37,600 workers found that nurses and others in health-diagnosing jobs, food-service workers, engineers, lawyers, and natural and social scientists had the lowest obesity rates.

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