Share of U.S. workers whose work-related stress caused unhealthy behaviors 2015-17

Percentage of U.S. employees who stated the stress from their job caused them to regularly engage in unhealthy behaviors from 2015 to 2017*

by John Elflein, last edited Jan 14, 2019
Share of U.S. workers whose work-related stress caused unhealthy behaviors 2015-17 This statistic shows the percentage of employees in the U.S. who stated the stress from their job caused them to engage in unhealthy behaviors, such as drinking or crying regularly, from 2015 to 2017. During this time period, 63 percent of respondents stated that they "always, often, or sometimes" engaged in unhealthy behaviors to combat work-related stress.
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Percentage of U.S. employees who stated the stress from their job caused them to regularly engage in unhealthy behaviors from 2015 to 2017*

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Always, often or sometimes63%
Rarely or never37%
Percentage of respondents
Always, often or sometimes63%
Rarely or never37%
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by John Elflein, last edited Jan 14, 2019
This statistic shows the percentage of employees in the U.S. who stated the stress from their job caused them to engage in unhealthy behaviors, such as drinking or crying regularly, from 2015 to 2017. During this time period, 63 percent of respondents stated that they "always, often, or sometimes" engaged in unhealthy behaviors to combat work-related stress.
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