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Heavier people more likely to unemployed
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 2:56 am Email this article
The heavier a person is, the more time the spend unemployed and the longer it takes them to get another job according to a study from France.
This is similar to previous research which found prejudice against obese people when applying for a job.
Paraponaris A, Saliba B, Ventelou B. Obesity, weight status and employability: empirical evidence from a French national survey. Econ Hum Biol. 2005 Jul 6.
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