Gerald Zanetti/FoodPix(NEW YORK) -- Coffee day is every day for folks who need a cup of Joe to get started, but the “official” date for National Coffee Day is this Saturday, Sept. 29.
In honor of the occasion, Dunkin Donuts and CareerBuilder.com commissioned a survey that finds 63 percent of workers who drink java need two cups or more each and every workday. Twenty-eight percent of respondents drink three cups or more.
Additional findings from the survey include:
62 percent of workers aged 18 to 24 say they are less productive without coffee, with 58 percent of workers aged 25 to 34 making the same claim.
Geographically, 64 percent of workers in the Northeast drink at least one cup per day, compared to the South at 54 percent and the Midwest and West at 51 percent.
43 percent of workers who drink coffee claim they are less productive without their cup of Joe. Broken down by gender, 47 percent of female workers claim they are less productive without coffee, compared to 40 percent of male workers.
According to the survey results, those who need coffee to get through the workday the most are:
Food Preparation/Service Workers
Marketing/Public Relations Professionals
Nurses (Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant)
IT Managers/Network Administrators
The Dunkin Donuts/CareerBuilder.com survey of 4,152 workers nationwide was conducted by Harris Interactive.
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