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Poll: 51 pct of respondents believe work affects hobbies

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According to a survey conducted by the social investigation center of China Youth Dailythrough Minyi.net.cn and 3gqq.qq.com, 51 percent of 4,436 respondents believe thatpressures of work affect the pursuit of their hobbies, while 42.4 percent of them hold theopposite view. 
 
In addition, 62 percent of those surveyed said they have hobbies, while 34 percent saidthey have none.
 
Reading (12.3 percent), travel (12 percent), sports (10.4 percent) and playing online games(10.2 percent) are the four most common hobbies, followed by gardening or keeping a pet(7 percent), cooking (6 percent), and photography (4.2 percent), according to the survey.
 
Hobbies have many positive effects. 36 percent of the respondents think hobbies helpthem to relieve stress; 12.3 percent think they get a sense of accomplishment from theirhobbies; 11.8 percent think hobbies make them more interesting.
 
In addition, hobbies are conductive to enlivening thinking, exercising willpower and more.However, 4.4 percent of those surveyed felt that hobbies are a waste of time and adistraction.
 
Why do some people struggle to follow a hobby? Lack of money (28.8 percent) and workpressure (23.6 percent) are the two main reasons, according to the survey.
 
The survey also shows 51 percent of respondents believe that work pressure affect thepursuit of their hobbies, against 42.4 who believe the opposite.
 
How to develop and maintain a hobby?
 
33.3 percent of the survey thought that people should escape from thier dull everydaylives, while 26 percent suggested joining others to cultivate a hobby, and 23 percentbelieve experiencing the fun of a hobby is a good thing.  
 
The article is edited and translated from?51.0%?????????????????,source: China Youth Daily, author: Zhou Yi and Wang ChenyingAccording to a survey conducted by the social investigation center of China Youth Dailythrough Minyi.net.cn and 3gqq.qq.com, 51 percent of 4,436 respondents believe thatpressures of work affect the pursuit of their hobbies, while 42.4 percent of them hold theopposite view. 
 
In addition, 62 percent of those surveyed said they have hobbies, while 34 percent saidthey have none.
 
Reading (12.3 percent), travel (12 percent), sports (10.4 percent) and playing online games(10.2 percent) are the four most common hobbies, followed by gardening or keeping a pet(7 percent), cooking (6 percent), and photography (4.2 percent), according to the survey.
 
Hobbies have many positive effects. 36 percent of the respondents think hobbies helpthem to relieve stress; 12.3 percent think they get a sense of accomplishment from theirhobbies; 11.8 percent think hobbies make them more interesting.
 
In addition, hobbies are conductive to enlivening thinking, exercising willpower and more.However, 4.4 percent of those surveyed felt that hobbies are a waste of time and adistraction.
 
Why do some people struggle to follow a hobby? Lack of money (28.8 percent) and workpressure (23.6 percent) are the two main reasons, according to the survey.
 
The survey also shows 51 percent of respondents believe that work pressure affect thepursuit of their hobbies, against 42.4 who believe the opposite.
 
How to develop and maintain a hobby?
 
33.3 percent of the survey thought that people should escape from thier dull everydaylives, while 26 percent suggested joining others to cultivate a hobby, and 23 percentbelieve experiencing the fun of a hobby is a good thing.  
 
The article is edited and translated from?51.0%?????????????????,source: China Youth Daily, author: Zhou Yi and Wang Chenying.

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