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Construction workers are more likely to suffer attention disorders

According to a survey conducted by the Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) of individuals in 14 job categories, construction workers are the fifth most likely group to report symptoms associated with adult attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD).

Eighteen percent of construction workers polled reported symptoms associated with AD/HD. According to ADDA, about 4.4 percent of all adults are believed to have the disorder, which is characterized by distractibility, procrastination, disorganization, lateness, incompletion of projects and losing things.

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