Percentage of people who feel bike riding helps to relieve stress/anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Trek Bicycle survey: 63
Percentage of Americans who own a bike who turn to bike riding for mental health and/or to destress: 27
Source: Trek Bicycle Corp.
Percentage of Americans who say they are using or intend to use telemedicine during the pandemic, according to a study by HealthInsurance.com: 47
Percentage who said they have received correspondence from their doctor or health insurance company about telemedicine services: 33
Percentage who were not aware you can just purchase a telemedicine plan: 85
While 81% of parents believe teachers need more training in online teaching, percentage who feel that their child's teacher has done a good job teaching and supporting students during this time, according to the results of research by Pearson and Connections Academy: 88
Percentage of parents who say closing schools was the right call: 94
Percentage who believe schools need to be better prepared to switch to virtual learning programs: 91
According to the 2020 SKYN Sex and Intimacy survey, percentage of male respondents who learn about sex from pornography: 67
Source: 2020 SKYN.
Percentage of Americans who are now recycling multiple times a week, according to research commissioned by ecoATM Gazelle: 59
Percentage who say the pandemic has inspired them to waste less food: 31
Source: ecoATM Gazelle.
With controlling fixed costs, such as payroll, a critical consideration amid economic decline, percentage of companies that have either decreased or frozen salaries, according to a survey from executive compensation consultancy Pearl Meyer: 16
Percentage who have done so for hourly employees: 7
Percentage of companies who have reduced or eliminated employer contributions or matches to their retirement plan: 6
Source: Pearl Meyer and Partners.
Percentage of Americans who say they are less likely to take a cruise once the pandemic is over, according to a survey by ValuePenguin.com: 55
Percentage who are more fearful of overseas travel: 52
Percentage of Americans who are planning a celebratory trip once the threat of the coronavirus disappears, with the highest percentages among millennials, Gen Xers, parents of children under 18 and six-figure earners: 25
Estimated number of Americans who are spending more money while social distancing, according to a WalletHub survey: 58 million
Percentage who have participated in "comfort buying" due to social isolation: 43
Percentage of Americans who are concerned about job loss as a result of the pandemic, according to a survey by KPMG LLP: 57
Percentage who are worried about the future of their industry: 56
Percentage who expressed concern about technology replacing their jobs: 44
Source: KPMG LLP.
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