Percentage of Americans who took their last vacation more than two years ago, according to a survey released by Allianz Global Assistance: 36
Percentage who have not vacationed in more than a year: 51
When asked if they were confident they would take a summer vacation this year, percentage who responded positively, the lowest confidence rating since 2013: 42
Of those, percentage who said they do not have the money to spend on a vacation: 44
Source: Allianz Global Assistance.
Percentage of male managers who say they are uncomfortable participating in a common workplace activity with a woman, such as mentoring, working one-on-one and socializing together (a 32% increase from last year), according to research by LeanIn.Org and SurveyMonkey: 60
Number of times more likely today that men are to hesitate having one-on-one meetings with a junior woman: 12
Percentage of men who also say they've avoided mentoring or socializing with a woman because they were nervous about how it would look: 36
Percentage of Americans who are affected by student loan debt, topping $1.5 trillion, according to a survey by YouGov on behalf of Abbott: 25
Percentage of employed adults with student loans who would consider switching companies to gain a student loan relief employee benefit: 62
Percentage of all adults with student loans who say finding a company that offers a student loan benefit is important: 64
Percentage of people who say that taking a holiday has a positive effect on their mental health, according to a study by Travelzoo: 83
Percentage who are incorporating wellness activities into their travel plans for 2019: 70
Percentage of people around the world who think things in their country are on the wrong track -- strongest in South Africa (82%), France (80%) and Great Britain (79%) -- according to research by Ipsos: 58
Percentage of respondents across all countries who rank unemployment first among the world's top worries: 33
Ranks of poverty/social inequality (32%) and financial/political corruption (31%) on the list of the world's top worries: 2, 3
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Approximate number of Americans who are bitten by a dog each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 4.7 million
Number of dog-bite fatalities in 2018: 36
Source: Society for Risk Analysis.
Percentage of employees who prefer to spend some time in an office over being fully remote, according to a Clutch survey: 83
To accommodate workers who prefer private space to get work done quietly and workers who prefer collaboration and interaction with others, percentage of offices that have personal spaces for employees: 74
Percentage that have large meeting rooms: 56
Percentage of the employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours who struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, according to a survey conducted by the Harris Poll on behalf of the American Heart Association and Aramark: 56
Percentage who say they're more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch: 77
Percentage of employees who typically eat lunch during work hours who cite limited availability of healthy foods as having a great deal/quite a bit of impact on eating an unhealthy lunch: 43
Source: American Heart Association.
Percentage of CFOs who reported an increase in inappropriate expense requests (e.g. pogo stick, Super Bowl tickets, an octopus, trip to Italy, plunger) in the last three years, according to a Robert Half Management Resources survey: 56
Source: Robert Half Management Resources.
Percentage of home sellers who say the process left them in tears, according to a Zillow survey: 36
Percentage who were stressed by uncertainty over the sale price: 70
Percentage who were stressed their home wouldn't sell in their desired time frame: 69
Percentage of respondents who were stressed an offer would fall through: 65
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