Percentage of Americans who describe themselves as either male or female, regardless of age, according to a new Ipsos poll: 99
Percentage of baby boomers who say they are only attracted to the opposite sex: 84
Ranks of Generation Xers (76%), millennials (60%), Gen Zers (52%) on the list of those who say the same: 2, 3, 4
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Percentage of female shoppers who are using less cosmetics than before COVID, according to a survey by Acosta: 35 to 40
Percentage of senior managers who say they recruited the wrong candidate for a role, according to a survey by Robert Half: 76
Number of months it takes to correct a hiring mistake: 4
Ranks of wasted time and decreased morale and productivity as the biggest impacts of a bad hire: 1, 2
Source: Robert Half.
Percentage of Americans who say they have permanently changed their spending and shopping habits, according to a new survey commissioned by Slickdeals: 60
Ranks of movies, luxury goods, video games, clothes and entertainment as the things Americans are doing less of: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Ranks of groceries, self-care products, bills, takeout and health care on the list of things Americans are spending more on: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Ranks of more trees and more cycle lanes on the list of policies that will reduce air pollution, according to research by Global Wellness Institute: 1, 2
Number of miles of bike lanes added in Colombia's capital, Bogota, reducing particulate pollution by up to 80% in these areas: 50
In addition to better walking networks, number of trees planted (with an additional 400,000 trees preserved) in Bogota, helping to substantially reduce air pollution: 800,000
Source: Global Wellness Institute.
Rank of Orlando on the list of the most popular domestic destinations among Americans for spring break, with other Floridian cities filling up the Top 10 chart -- Miami (No. 3), Fort Lauderdale (No. 4), Fort Myers (No. 6) and Tampa (No. 7), according to an Allianz Partners' survey: 1
Percentage of customers who always travel or travel most of the time for spring break who are planning a trip for the 2021 season: 43
Source: Allianz Global Assistance USA.
In 2016, amount the iconic sparkly dress that Marilyn Monroe wore to serenade President John F. Kennedy on his birthday was sold for, according to research by Alex Daniel of BESTLIFE: $4.8 million
While 70% of employers said they discuss substance impairment during employee onboarding, percentage who discuss other forms of impairment, such as fatigue, mental health and stress, according to a National Safety Council survey: 47
In previous research by the NSC, percentage of employers who were negatively impacted by tired, fatigued employees: 90
Source: National Safety Council.
Percentage of women who say their tax refund is "very important" for their financial well-being, compared to just 35% of men: 51
Percentage of those who had their income impacted by COVID-19 who say their refund is "very important," versus just 30% of those whose income wasn't impacted: 53
Percentage of successful advisers and financial professionals who expect the profitability of their practice to increase in the next 12 months, according to a survey by Nationwide: 57
Percentage who expected the profitability of their practice to increase in 2019: 81
Rank of COVID-19 on the list of concerns for their practice: 1
"Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time rich and cash poor." -- Cory Doctorow, author and journalist