Percentage of cohabitants who agreed that they themselves are more likely to have a good day when the person with insomnia or sleeping difficulties in the home has a good night's sleep, according to Eisai Inc.'s "How America Sleeps and Wakes" survey: 85
When their partner or relative does not have a good night's sleep, percentage of cohabitants who reported feeling tired or fatigued themselves: 26
Source: Eisai Inc.
Percentage of Americans who are paying interest rates on their credit cards greater than 15%, according to a Northwestern Mutual report: 31
Percentage who say they "always" pay only the minimum required payment, covering just the interest without paying down any principal: 12
Percentage who don't know what their interest rate is: 19
Source: Northwestern Mutual.
Percentage of U.S. adults who participate in airline and hotel rewards programs who have let their points or miles expire at some point, according to a Bankrate.com report: 46
Among those who collect credit card rewards, percentage who have allowed those to expire: 29
Percentage of people across 29 countries who believe eating well is more important than being thin, according to a Global Advisor survey by Ipsos: 62
Percentage who believe that most diet plans ultimately fail -- with Canada, Germany, Russia and Australia most skeptical: 61
Percentage of respondents who said they exercise so they don't have to watch what they eat: 45
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Ranks of freshness, caffeine and taste profile on the list of taste preferences prized by coffee lovers, according to a survey by Peets Coffee in collaboration with OnePoll: 1, 2, 3
Ranks of Colombia, Brazil, Costa Rica, Ethiopia and Guatemala on the list of coffee-growing regions that topped Americans' list: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Percentage of respondents who self-identified as coffee connoisseurs who spend time researching if the beans they purchase are grown and sourced ethically: 83
Source: Peet's Coffee.
Percentage of workers who participated in team sports at some point in their life who say their work team constantly learns and strives to get better, as compared to 50 percent of employees who didn't play team sports, according to research from Eagle Hill Consulting: 73
Percentage who said their work team enthusiastically responds to change, as compared to 35 percent of employees who didn't play team sports: 56
Percentage who say their work team capitalizes on individual strengths, as compared to 48 percent of employees who didn't play team sports: 69
Source: Eagle Hill Consulting.
Percentage of homebuyers with children who had to postpone their home-buying process because of child-care expenses, according to research from the National Association of Realtors: 26
Percentage who said they compromised on the condition of the home: 31
Percentage who said they compromised on the size of the home: 31
Percentage who reported to have compromised on the price of the home: 24
Source: National Association of Realtors.
Percentage of global enterprises and mid-sized companies that are shifting permanent roles to contingent positions this year to remain agile, according to a report released by Randstad Sourceright: 25
Percentage of working professionals who indicate that they are more open to nontraditional work arrangements than they had been in the past: 55
Percentage of mid-sized companies that said the use of freelance workers and gig workers has at least the same if not more impact on their talent strategies: 79
Percentage of lawyers who said that their hiring decisions are influenced more by job candidates' technical abilities than their soft skills, according to a survey by Robert Half Legal: 62
Percentage of respondents who cited cybersecurity as the top area of technology in which lawyers are expected to be competent: 48
Percentage who cited data analytics: 43
Source: Robert Half Legal.
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages." -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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