First published by Safety+Health an NSC publication.
On behalf of sparkling water manufacturing company HOP WTR, researchers from marketing research company OnePoll surveyed 2,000 U.S. adults to examine their at-home habits during the pandemic. Of the respondents, around 800 were at least 21 years old and working from home. The researchers found that 46% of respondents said they’ve logged off early to have a drink, while 45% have had an alcoholic beverage while on the clock.
Overall, 53% said they’ve been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, at an average of four alcoholic drinks a week.
- More than 60% of the respondents working remotely said virtual happy hours with co-workers have contributed to their increased alcohol intake.
- 52% of all respondents said they’ve felt the need to drink while watching the news.
- About 60% said they’ll try to drink less in the future.
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