Percentage of Americans who have at least one tattoo, according to an Ipsos poll: 26
Percentage of Americans who are now more likely to have multiple tattoos, rather than just one: 17
Among those who have tattoos, percentage who report being happy with them: 88
Source: Ipsos Public Affairs.
Estimated overall tax rate that S&P 100 companies pay, according to research by WalletHub: 20
Estimated percentage lower this rate is compared to international taxes paid by S&P 100 companies: 44
Percentage lower tax rate paid by the average S&P 100 company than the top 1% of consumers: 44
Percentage of Americans who say their eyesight is important to the pursuit of a promising future, tying with mobility as the highest-ranking health factor, with heart/cardiac health trailing closely, according to research commissioned by the Contact Lens Institute: 89
Source: Contact Lens Institute.
Percentage of U.S. adults who say having support has helped them throughout their health and wellness journeys, according to the first survey by Medifast: 66
In a follow-up survey, percentage of U.S. adults who believe they would be more successful in creating healthy habits if they had support from someone who has been in their shoes: 81
Percentage who said informational support, such as sharing healthy recipes and other resources, was helpful to them: 75
Percentage who cited emotional support, such listening and having empathy: 70
Percentage of pet owners who spend money on their pets for social media posts, such as a special outfit for their dog, according to a survey by LendingTree: 28
Average annual spend for pet owners per year on food, treats, props for social media content and other expenses: $1,163
Average annual spend by Gen Z pet owners, the most among the age groups surveyed: $1,885
Percentage of pet owners who would have to take on debt to cover a $1,000 emergency pet expense: 45
Percentage who are currently in debt for their pets: 8
Percentage of new moms who report they wake up at least three times each night -- largely to care for their children, according to a poll by Zulily: 59
Percentage of new moms who say that incorporating natural elements into their babies' lives will help them have a more positive relationship with nature as they grow: 60
Percentage who say elements of nature, such as woven or wood accents and earth tones, also make them feel calmer at home: 71
Approximate number of Americans who quit their jobs in April -- the highest monthly number ever recorded by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to new research reported in MIT Sloan Management Review: 4 million
Rank of "feeling respected at work" on the list of what matters most to employees: 1
Ranks of "supportive leaders" and "leaders who live core values" on the list: 2, 3
Source: MIT Sloan Management Review.
In a 2020 study from Swedish researchers, percentage of people with depression and other mental health issues who slept much better through the night when using a weighted blanket (compared with 3.6% of the control group): 42
Percentage less likely that people who nap one to two times a week are to have a heart attack than those who don't, according to a 2019 observational study from University Hospital of Lausanne, Switzerland, that tracked 3,462 people for eight years: 48
Source: Global Wellness Institute.
Among full-time employees in the U.S. whose positions are performed from an office (home or company) and a desk, percentage who said location flexibility (including remote) is the biggest motivator for accepting a new job offer, according to research by isolved: 58
Percentage who said "interest in the role": 57
Percentage who cited "work-life balance": 52
Percentage of employees who have instant access to their pay and benefits information no matter where they are currently working, according to a survey conducted by the American Payroll Association: 88
Source: American Payroll Association.
Percentage of Americans who say the COVID-19 pandemic is the biggest threat to the economy -- at a nearly 2-to-1 margin over the next highest threat -- according to a new survey from Bankrate.com: 39
Percentage who cite the political environment in Washington, D.C., as the next highest threat: 21
Percentage who view their selected economic threat as a risk to their jobs or income source in the next six months: 63
Percentage of small-business owners who are likely to switch computer vendors in the next 12 months, according to a study by Cargo: 20
Percentage who cite needing help updating to newer technology as their top priority: 30
Percentage who do not feel their tech vendors care about their business: 48
Source: Cargo Magazine.
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