Results for - New Survey Reveals Americans Are Returning To The Dinner Table
The COVID-19 Pandemic undoubtedly led to the change in schedules and routines for countless individuals. From shifting work into the home to inspiring people to develop new hobbies from indoors, the pandemic was the catalyst for spending more time within the domestic sphere. According to Forbes in 2018, many people were less likely to sit down to eat at home or in restaurants. While gathering around the dinner table was once considered a pastime of previous generations, a new study indicates that the pandemic has reinstated the tradition in many households.- Mashed.com
1. According to a recent study from ButcherBox, almost half of Americans (44 percent) report that they have started to sit down for dinner more often because of the pandemic and one in four Americans (40 percent) sit down for dinner the same amount as they did prior to the pandemic. Do you sit down for dinner at the table typically?
Yes, more often since the pandemic started
Yes, but about the same since before the pandemic started
2. How often do you eat dinner in front of your TV?
3. One third of Americans (33 percent) believe cleaning up after dinner is the most difficult part of dinner time and all generations are in agreement there. Shopping for ingredients, prepping the meal, and cooking aren't nearly as inconvenient as cleaning is. Which is the most annoying part of cooking for you?
4. Nearly 30 percent of Americans eat dinner between 6p and 7p. Less than a quarter (17 percent) of Americans do not have a set dinner time and eat whenever they can squeeze it in or at various times each week when their schedule permits. When do you typically eat dinner?