10 Most Sleep-Depriving Careers Home health aides, lawyers, and ... economists? By Dustin Lushing, Newser Staff Posted Feb 24, 2012 4:33 PM CST 19 comments Comments An home health aide, maybe? (Shutterstock) (Newser) – Who is getting the least sleep? The Economix blog at the New York Times takes note of a list from the National Health Interview Survey: Home health aides (6 hours, 57 minutes) Lawyers (7 hours) Police officers (7 hours, 1 minute) Physicians, paramedics (7 hours, 2 minutes) Economists (7 hours, 3 minutes) That's right, economists. For the rest of the list, click here. You'll also see the occupations that get the most sleep, led by ... forest loggers.