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By Cynthia Kong January 25, 2018 at 8:00am

SPORTS EVENTS & WORK

Percentage of employees who have called in sick or made an excuse for skipping work the day after a major sporting event:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Yes 36% 16% 40% 23% 7%
No 64% 84% 60% 77% 93%

Percentage of employees who have been late to work the day after a major sporting event:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
Yes 42% 20% 44% 28% 11%
No 58% 80% 56% 72% 89%

Minutes per workday employees say they spend on sports-related activities before a major sporting event:

Gender Male Gender Female Age 18-34 Age 35-54 Age 55+
37 15 35 24 13

Source: OfficeTeam survey of 1,011 workers in the United States

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