Obesity by Occupation: In the US police, firefighters, and security guards lead the pack!
Surely you are surprised with at least the top three. First, involved in our safety, the second with advice and the third with our well being. And if between 35 - 40% of them are obese, I wonder if at the minimum it sends a mixed message to us. Besides putting our safety and well being at possible risk.
What do you think is up?
On the flip side, it might be surprising that Athletes are higher than Economists, Scientists and Psychologists. But, it might be because you have not seen them around you too much. I'm looking at a group of Economists and Scientists from where I'm sitting, and they need food! (And exercise. :)
Data source: http://goo.gl/V8SR7j