what constitutes sexy or dateable.
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The traditional ideals of "male" and "female" professions seem to hold up
as far as dateability. 88% of men would date a nurse, compared to only 69% of women. Similarly, air-hostesses were considered twice as dateable as female pilots. Women consider doctors (92%), lawyers, architects and property agents (all 89%) the most dateable professions, interesting that they're also the highest paid professions included in the survey.
The survey shows that for women there is a clear discrepancy between
professions that are sexy and those that are dateable ... While male
lawyers are considered highly dateable,law is not considered a sexy profession. Conversely, while the majority of women considered male models sexy, they "wouldn't date one", says Liv Judd, FastLife Events Manager. "The men's results showed a much closer relationship between 'sexy' and 'dateable', with models, nurses, air-hostesses and dancers all featuring highly on both scales".
A recent poll conducted by international online dating giant www.lavalife.com
found that on the sexiness scale, men rated doctors and nurses (50%) over athletes (21%), bartenders (17%) and firefighters (12%). Women clearly preferred firefighters, with an overwhelming 70% of women indicating firemen as their top pick. Women voted bartenders the least sexy (7%), followed closely by athletes (11%) and doctors/nurses (12%).
"We're not surprised by this result. There's something irresistible about
a man in uniform with a big hose", says Lori Miller, Lavalife Marketing
Manager. The poll of 18,852 singles asked respondents to vote for which
profession screams sexy out of firefighters, doctor/nurse, bartenders and athletes.
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1. 92% of women would date a doctor, followed by lawyers, architects and property consultants (all 89%).
2. Athletes were considered the sexiest male profession (78%), followed by firemen (75%) and doctors (69%).
3. While 67% of women consider male models sexy, only 56% would be willing to date one.
4. Male politicians were the lowest scorers on both dimensions. Only 31% of women would date a politician while a mere 14% found them sexy.
5. It seems women like a man in uniform with doctors, firefighters and pilots all scoring highly on both sex appeal and dateability. Architects also did well on both counts.
6. Although 78% of women would date an accountant, only 28% considered them sexy.
7. Nice guys finished last with social workers (28%)and male nurses (33%) close to the bottom of the sexiness ladder, although they fared significantly better on dateability with 61% and 69% respectively.
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WHAT DO MEN THINK?
1. Men consider doctors and models to be the most dateable profession
(92%), followed closely by nurses, airhostesses, dancers and musicians (all 88%).
2. 100% of men agreed that models were sexy, followed by dancers (96 per
cent), flight attendants (92%), and athletes (88%).
3. Few men would date builders (16%), politicians (20%) and firewomen
4. Female builders (15%), plumbers (19%) and politicians (23%) were the
least sexy female professions, perhaps explaining why there has never been
a builder or plumber Barbie.