Employee Health and Wellness Checkup -- Tables

By Cynthia Kong January 10, 2018 at 6:42am

EMPLOYEE HEALTH & WELLNESS CHECKUP

How supportive companies are of health and wellness goals, according to employees:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Very supportive 57% 42% 57% 45% 47%
Somewhat supportive 35% 43% 36% 42% 39%
Somewhat unsupportive 4% 8% 5% 6% 7%
Not supportive at all 4% 6% 1% 7% 8%

Workers’ biggest obstacles to achieving their health and wellness goals:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Food at office celebrations 26% 34% 30% 28% 32%
Snacks brought in by coworkers 20% 23% 16% 23% 30%
Free meals 10% 11% 11% 10% 10%
The vending machine 11% 9% 10% 12% 5%
The office candy jar 9% 10% 8% 10% 10%
Happy hours/after-work drinks 11% 5% 12% 8% 1%
Business trips 10% 5% 9% 6% 10%
Bagel Mondays 3% 2% 4% 2% 2%

Employees on if they eat healthier when they work from home:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Yes 53% 32% 55% 38% 30%
No 21% 26% 21% 26% 21%
Don’t work from home 26% 42% 23% 36% 49%

What workers do for lunch:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Bring their own meal 48% 73% 52% 61% 75%
Grab something and bring it back to the office 20% 15% 18% 19% 13%
Dine at a restaurant 17% 6% 15% 10% 10%
Have food delivered 10% 4% 11% 6% 2%
Choose something from the vending machine 4% 2% 4% 4% 0%

How employees feel about the office candy jar:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
It’s great to have around for a quick pick-me-up! 61% 45% 62% 52% 38%
I have a love-hate relationship with it. 26% 41% 30% 34% 37%
It’s bad news — I don’t want it around. 12% 14% 8% 13% 26%

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 1,006 workers in the United States.

Some responses do not total 100 percent due to rounding.

© 2018 OfficeTeam. A Robert Half Company. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

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