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Transcribed Infographic: Health and Lifestyle in the Middle East and North Africa

The Health Habits and Lifestyle Choices Health in the of Professionals in the Middle East and North Africa Workplace How healthy are professionals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)? How does work affect their lifestyle choices? Should employers be responsible for promoting employees' health and wellness? surveyed professionals across the region, and here's what they think. ப் ப் ப் ப் םט ם Exercise A colossal 96% of MENA professionals believe it is an employer's responsibility to promote the employee's health and wellness. Most MENA professionals take the time to exercise throughout the week. Only 5.6% of all professionals are not active at al. 29.7% Walk/Run 17.8% Intramural Sports 3.5% Classes Over 87% of professionals would be more likely to exercise if their workplace had a gym or offered a gym subscription. 15.5% Swim Popular Forms of Exercise Among MENA Professionals The biggest barriers preventing professionals from making healthy lifestyle 5.3% Yoga choices: 30% Say their busy schedule 14.6% Lift Weights 8.1% leaves no time to cook or Other exercise 5.6% Don't Exercise 15.8% Food Say a lack of management support Healthy Food vs. Fast Food: More professionals eat fruits and vegetables on a daily basis than they do fast food. 63% have changed their eating habits to the better. 15.3% 2.0% 11.5% More Than 8.5% Once a Day Say they lack the motivation to do so Less Often Never 34.8% 11.6% A Few Times 14.1% Less Often Several Times a Month a Week 10.6% Say the lack of exercise facilities in or near the workplace 11.8% More Than Once a Day 16.7% Everyday 42% Everyday 10.4% 23.8% A Few Times a Month 23.1% Several Times a Week Don't know where to get healthy food Wellness 17.8% Over half of MENA professionals believe that their work schedule allows for adequate sleep. Have other reasons Get at least 7 hours 40% of sleep on an average work day 26.8% of MENA Have 2 or less 55% caffeinated drinks professionals smoke 63% smoke less during per day work hours Data taken from the "Health and Lifestyle in the Middle East and North Africa" poll, March2016. BAYE For more research reports on the Middle East, visit: The Middle East's #1 Job Site Infographic: Health and Lifestyle in the Middle East and North Africa

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How many professionals lead a healthy lifestyle in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region? What are the most popular exercises forms? What are the eating habits of MENA professionals? What are...


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