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America's most fattening jobs revealed

Washington, Jan 13 : Is your job making you put on weight? Then your work may be one of the many that feature in a new survey that sheds light on USA's most fattening jobs.


According to Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index survey, doctors, teachers and business owners have the lowest level of obesity, whereas people involved in transportation, manufacturing or production have the greatest level of obesity, ABC News reported.

The survey was conducted from January 2012 to September 2012 on more than 139,000 American workers.

Here is the list of 10 professions ranked in order of their level of obesity with the first being the most fattening.

1. Transportation - 36.4 percent

2. Manufacturing or production - 29.9 percent

3. Installation or repair work - 28.3 percent

4. Clerical or office work - 26.6 percent

5. Manager, executive or official - 25.6 percent

6. Service worker - 25.6 percent

7. Nurse - 25.2 percent

8. Fishing, farming or forestry - 24.7 percent

9. Construction or mining - 4.0 percent

10. Sales - 23.2 percent.

--ANI (Posted on 13-01-2014)

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