Doctors, Lawyers, Police Officers Among Most Sleep-Deprived

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Researchers have determined that people who work as home health aides get the least amount of sleep on average.

A mattress chain hired professionals to analyze data compiled by the National Health Interview Survey. The researchers were able to determine which occupations have the greatest potential to cause sleep-deprivation.

Lawyers, police officers, physicians and paramedics followed home health aides at the top of the list.

The research also indicated which workers are generally the most well-rested. Loggers and hairstylists top that list.

The New York Times has additional information.