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(Reuters Health) - People with higher incomes tend to be “weekend warriors,” who are sedentary much of the time but exercise a lot on their days off, a recent U.S. study suggests. Plenty of previous research has linked affluence to a higher likelihood of intense physical activity and more time devoted to exercise compared to people with lower incomes. But these findings have typically relied on individuals to report on their own workout habits, a notoriously unreliable measure of physical activity, researchers note in the journal Preventive Medicine. For the current study, researchers examined income and activity data for 5,206 adults who were asked to wear accelerometers to track their move..

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