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Why are so many workers disengaged?

2/16/2017

There are more actively disengaged employees than there are engaged ones, according to Gallup's research. The problem is often a result of corporate inefficiencies and bureaucracies, as well as inadequate training for managers.

Dental care among the factors in well-being index

2/2/2017

A Gallup and Healthways survey asked respondents whether they had received dental care in the past year, among more than 50 other questions, to determine physical, emotional, financial, community and social well-being. Hawaii, Alaska and South Dakota topped the list, while Oklahoma, Kentucky and West Virginia ranked lowest.

Report reveals US state rankings on diabetes incidence

12/5/2016

Colorado, Rhode Island and Utah have the lowest incidence of diabetes in the US, with less than 8% of the population having the condition, while Alabama and West Virginia have the highest diabetes incidence, with more than 16% of the population having a diagnosis, according to a Gallup and Healthways report. Researchers said the obesity epidemic was one of the biggest reasons for the high diabetes rates.

Report reveals US state rankings on diabetes incidence

12/2/2016

Colorado, Rhode Island and Utah have the lowest incidence of diabetes in the US, with less than 8% of the population having the condition, while Alabama and West Virginia have the highest diabetes incidence, with more than 16% of the population having a diagnosis, according to a Gallup and Healthways report. Researchers interviewed 423,505 adults across all 50 states last year and also found that among cities, Charleston, W.Va., and Mobile, Ala., have the highest diabetes incidence, while Boulder, Colo., and Bellingham, Wash., have the lowest incidence.

Report reveals US state rankings on diabetes incidence

12/2/2016

Colorado, Rhode Island and Utah have the lowest incidence of diabetes in the US, with less than 8% of the population having the condition, while Alabama and West Virginia have the highest diabetes incidence, with more than 16% of the population having a diagnosis, according to a Gallup and Healthways report. Researchers said the obesity epidemic was one of the biggest reasons for the high diabetes rates.

Access limited to computer science, Google says

10/18/2016

About 47% of black students have access to dedicated computer science classes in their schools -- compared with 58% of white students and 59% of Hispanic students -- according to a report released Tuesday by Google in partnership with Gallup. The report was based on surveys from thousands of students, teachers, parents, principals and superintendents.

Google report shows computer science disparities

10/18/2016

About 47% of black students have access to dedicated computer science classes in their schools -- compared with 58% of white students and 59% of Hispanic students -- according to a report released Tuesday by Google in partnership with Gallup. The report was based on surveys from thousands of students, teachers, parents, principals and superintendents.

Gallup: Only 32% of Americans trust the media

9/15/2016

Just 32% of Americans trust the media, a significant drop from the 40% to 45% seen over the past eight years, a Gallup poll has found. Democrats saw a marginal drop from 55% last year to 51% this year, while Republicans' trust dipped from 32% to 14% during that period.

MainSource adopts 5-part well-being philosophy

9/6/2016

MainSource Financial Group in Indiana uses Gallup's five-part well-being philosophy that is broken down into the categories of physical, financial, social, community and purpose. The company offers benefits and wellness plans, an online financial wellness initiative, and events such as a walking challenge to encourage team building.