About This Statistic
This statistic displays missed work attendance in North America due to stress in employees in 2014. Of those surveyed, 29 percent of respondents reported missing 3 to 6 days of work per year due to stress. High levels of stress sustained for a long period can lead to impacts on both physical and mental health, which can also lead to impacts on the immune system. Work is a one of the most commonly reported sources of stress in adults.