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Poll of the Day: In U.S., Entrepreneurs Have Health Edge

by Shruti Modi

In U.S., Entrepreneurs Have Health Edge for Gallup, Dan Witters, Sangeeta Agrawal, and Alyssa Brown found that entrepreneurs are healthier than other Americans.

Better health appears to be one of the perks of being an entrepreneur in America. In the U.S., entrepreneurs are less likely than other workers to report having ever been diagnosed with chronic health problems such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and diabetes. And they are much less likely to be obese — 19% vs. 25% — than other workers. [more]