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Most Spend Little or No Social Time With Work Colleagues

Friday, May 17, 2013

Working adults seem to enjoy a life away from the job even when they're out with their co-workers.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 49% of Employed Adults rarely or never get together with co-workers for social events, while another 36% say they do so only occasionally. Just 13% socialize with colleagues outside of the workplace at least once a month. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

The survey of 620 Employed Adults was conducted on May 14-15, 2013 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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