Percentage of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by weekly working hours

Statements about stress that applied to U.S. adults 2017, by weekly working hours This statistic shows the share of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by weekly working hours. It was found that 59 percent of those that worked 30 hours or less believed that stress was a part of every day life, compared to 54 percent of those that worked 51 hours or more.
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30 hours or less31 to 40 hours41 to 50 hours51 hours or more
Stress is a part of everyday life 59%57%53%54%
Stress is part of the working life 49%42%50%51%
Stress is a phenomenon of civilization 18%15%19%10%
Those who suffer from stress are themselves the cause of it 12%7%7%9%
Stress has increased considerably in our society over the past 10 years 36%35%38%45%
Constant availability via smartphone and other devices constitutes a crucial part of overall stress exposure 22%17%20%17%
Many let everyday stress get to them to an unnecessary extent 33%27%24%28%
Our society does not tolerate weakness or decreasing work performance 25%20%16%29%
None of the above4%11%8%13%
30 hours or less31 to 40 hours41 to 50 hours51 hours or more
Stress is a part of everyday life 59%57%53%54%
Stress is part of the working life 49%42%50%51%
Stress is a phenomenon of civilization 18%15%19%10%
Those who suffer from stress are themselves the cause of it 12%7%7%9%
Stress has increased considerably in our society over the past 10 years 36%35%38%45%
Constant availability via smartphone and other devices constitutes a crucial part of overall stress exposure 22%17%20%17%
Many let everyday stress get to them to an unnecessary extent 33%27%24%28%
Our society does not tolerate weakness or decreasing work performance 25%20%16%29%
None of the above4%11%8%13%
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This statistic shows the share of adults in the U.S. who agreed with select statements on stress as a part of life as of February 2017, by weekly working hours. It was found that 59 percent of those that worked 30 hours or less believed that stress was a part of every day life, compared to 54 percent of those that worked 51 hours or more.
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Release date
February 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 9 to 13, 2017
Number of respondents
1,029 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Which of the following statements apply to you?...
Respondents could choose multiple answers.

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