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FIDELITY WORKPLACE THOUGHT LEADERSHIP - 02/15/2019

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ABOUT FIDELITY’S TOTAL WELL-BEING RESEARCH

Unless otherwise noted, data represents the Fidelity Investments Total Well-Being Research online survey of 9,315 active Fidelity 401(k) and 403(b) participants from across the United States. The survey was conducted by Greenwald and Associates, an independent third-party research firm, on behalf of Fidelity in September 2017.

* Most stressed refers to those who are in the top 20% of stress from all causes. Least stressed refers to the bottom 20% of stress from all causes.

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2 Caspi, A., Sugden, K., Moffitt, T. E., Taylor, A., Craig, I. W., Harrington, H., ... & Poulton, R. (2003). Influence of life stress on depression: moderation by a polymorphism in the 5-HTT gene. Science, 301(5631), 386-389.

3 Cohen, S., Janicki-Deverts, D., & Miller, G. E. (2007). Psychological stress and disease. JAMA, 298(14), 1685-1687.

4 Dallman, M. F. (2010). Stress-induced obesity and the emotional nervous system. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism, 21(3), 159-165.

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