Fact Tank Jan. 8, 2014

Few Americans track their weight, diet or exercise online

Among the 6-in-10 Americans who say they track their weight, diet or exercise routine, 9% say they use online or app tools.

Fact Tank Jan. 7, 2014

Number of older Americans in the workforce is on the rise

The share of Americans ages 65 to 74 who are in the nation’s workforce is expected to break the 30% mark by 2022.

Fact Tank Jan. 6, 2014

Long-term unemployment remains high

Nearly four-in-ten unemployed Americans have been out of work for at least six months.

Fact Tank Jan. 3, 2014

Under health reform, non-group insurance market will more than double

The estimated number of Americans who relied on non-group health insurance coverage before the Affordable Care Act took effect.

Fact Tank Jan. 2, 2014

More than half of cell owners affected by ‘distracted walking’

More than half of all adult cellphone owners have been on the giving or receiving end of a distracted walking encounter.

Fact Tank Dec. 31, 2013

New Year, new you?

More than four-in-ten Americans say they will make a New Year’s resolution.

Fact Tank Dec. 30, 2013

Russians say Islamic extremist groups are top concern

More than half of Russians say Islamic extremist groups are a major threat to their country.

Fact Tank Dec. 25, 2013

Most Americans believe in Jesus’ virgin birth

Most U.S. adults believe Jesus was born of a virgin, including one-third of Americans with no specific religious affiliation.

Fact Tank Dec. 24, 2013

It’s not just kids who are excited about a visit from Santa

One-in-five adults who don’t have kids that believe in Santa still plan on a visit from Santa this year.

Fact Tank Dec. 23, 2013

Christmas also celebrated by many non-Christians

About eight-in-ten non-Christians in the U.S. celebrate Christmas.