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The Occupations Most Linked to Poor Sleep

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Man asleep at desk
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Man yawning on morning commute
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The overall prevalence of short sleep duration


Single man up before dawn
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Gender, ethnicity, education, and marital status


worker overseeing print production
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The five major occupation groups linked to short sleep


Systems operator managing computers
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Top production careers linked to short sleep


Home health nurse assisting charge
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Top healthcare support careers linked to short sleep


Healthcare professionals working
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Top healthcare practitioner careers linked to short sleep


Food worker getting vegetables to prepare
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Top food prep and serving careers linked to short sleep


Firefighters headed towards fire
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Top protective service careers linked to short sleep


Rail working maintaining tracks
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The three worst occupations for sleep


engineer working late into evening
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Why are these careers linked with short sleep?


Martin Reed

Martin Reed

@insomniacoach

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.