Almost half of America’s police, firefighters and security guards are obese.
Police officers, firefighters and security guards have the highest rates of obesity of all professions, according to a Wall Street Journa lanalysis of data from the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
According to the Journal, 40.7% of police, firefighters and security guards are obese. Other jobs with high obesity rates include clergy, engineers and truckers.
On the other side of the obesity scale is a grouping of economists, scientists and psychologists, with an obesity rate of 14.2%. Other professions with low obesity rates are athletes, actors and reporters.
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