Did you know that a college degree affects your health status?

The College Board reported that:

  • College graduates ages 25 to 44 are 14 percent less likely to be obese than high school grads.
  • Adults ages 25 to 34 with a college degree are nearly twice as likely to exercise vigorously.
  • Smoking among those with a bachelor’s degree is 9 percent. High school grads: 27 percent.
  • 68 percent of college-educated parents read to their kids daily in 2007 – over 20 percent more than high school grads.
  • The percentage of people with college degrees who donate their time to community organizations is higher than other groups.

Do you find this information to be true?Image

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