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August 22, 2014 4:44 PM

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People with less education tend to be more active throughout the week than college graduates, according to preliminary research presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco, Calif. this week. The college-educated, however, engage in more intense kinds of exercise when they are moving.

"We see that those with lower levels of education -- less than high school, high school -- are actually getting more steps in within the day, so they actually have higher levels of activity,” lead investigator Jarron Saint Onge, an assistant professor of sociology and health policy at the University...

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