The researchers told that they surveyed two thousand employees who are aged between twenty to forty nine years working in sectors like energy, telecom, IT and BPO. The study revealed that poor eating habits, lack of exercise and inactive lifestyle are making millions if Indians prone to heart disease.
Most employees stated that they are overweight and this heightens the possibility of heart attacks as well as other cardiovascular problems because of high levels of blood sugar, cholesterol or blood pressure.
The study also revealed that people who work at night shift are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke compared to day shift workers.
It further added that Delhi tops the list heart diseases prone employees; followed by Bangalore, Mumbai, Chandigarh and Pune. The researchers surveyed 18 sectors including BPO, IT, construction, consumer durables, steel, telecom, health care and energy.