Workers in These 10 Industries Have the Worst Health

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Where you work could affect more than how much you earn.

Certain industries are associated with a higher percentage of workers in fair or poor health, according to a ZenBusiness analysis of the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Health Interview Survey.

This data predates the COVID-19 pandemic, and the novel coronavirus may have put some workers at even greater risk. Several of the industries in this article employ essential workers.

While it will likely be some time before we know the full impact of COVID-19, here’s a look at the 10 industries that had the unhealthiest workers before the pandemic hit.

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