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Study: 7 in 10 Americans are stressed about the holidays

The holiday season is here, and according to a recent survey by Yelp, 7 in 10 Americans say they are stressed, and 6 in 10 have say they can’t wait for the holidays to be over.

The survey polled 2,250 adults living in the United States between November 16, 2017, and November 22, 2017 also found that men and women stress about different things – from cooking and cleaning, to conversation with family members.

A full list of data is below:

Holiday Stress: Men vs. Women

Women report being more stressed during the holidays than men (75% of women vs. 55% of men) Women estimate they spend more time preparing for the holidays than men (women estimate 21 hours vs 16 hours from men) Women are much more likely to be stressed by cleaning (47% of women vs. 27% of men) and holiday cooking (41% of women vs. 24% of men) Men are more stressed about having to talk about… Their career (10% of men vs. 6% of women) Politics (15% of men vs. 11% of women) Religion (10% of men vs. 7% of women) Men outspend women during the holidays by 27% ($1,120.29 on average for men vs. $813.02 for women) Nearly one in five (19 percent) Americans would pay someone to take care of some or all their holiday chores. Of those people… 3 in 4 women say they’d pay to have someone do all the household cleaning Nearly half of men would pay for someone to do all their gift shopping (47% of men vs. 33% of women) 6 in 10 people would pay someone to do all their holiday decorating for them More than half would pay to have someone else do all the cooking for them About 1 in 5 would pay for someone else to host and entertain their relatives

Americans & Holiday Stress

7 in 10 Americans feel stressed about getting everything ready for the holidays 6 in 10 Americans have said that they can’t wait for the holiday season to be over Nearly one in five (19 percent) Americans would pay someone to take care of some or all their holiday chores.

On average, these Americans are willing to pay…

$121 to have all their holiday shopping done $221 to have the whole house decorated for the holiday $226 to have all the cleaning done ..and also for some things money can’t buy $134 to ensure their partner loves their gift $152 to ensure politics doesn’t come up during holiday meals $259 to feel as excited about the holidays as they did as a child

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