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Weighty Occupations

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
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A new CareerBuilder survey of more than 5,700 workers finds certain occupations have a higher incidence of workers reporting weight gain, often tied to more sedentary or high-stress positions. Among those most likely to report gaining weight are:

* Travel agent

* Attorney/judge

* Social workers

* Teacher

* Artist/designer/architect

* Administrative assistant

* Physician

* Protective services (police, firefighter)

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Leading culprits behind workers' weight gain include:

54% Sitting at their desk most of the day

37% Eating because of stress

23% Eating out regularly

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