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Working Americans Have a Hard Time Unplugging While On Vacation

Are Americans workaholics? Maybe, since many can’t seem to step away from the office, even on vacation.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that most Working Americans (63%) check in by phone or e-mail with their office or place of work while on vacation. This includes 27% of employed adults who say they check in on vacation every day or nearly every day, 17% who check in most days and 19% who check in via phone or e-mail with their workplace some days of their vacation. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 29 & April 1, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 29 & April 1, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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