Boosted in part by a fear of falling behind with their workload,the number of workers who say they show up for work when they aresick has now grown to 83 percent, a survey has found.

The information concerning employees who work while ill wasturned up in the Tell It Now(SM) poll by ComPsych Corp., inChicago, a provider of employee assistance programs and guidanceresources including behavioral health, wellness, work-life andcrisis intervention services.

ComPsych said there has been a 6 percent increase in workersshowing up while sick since 2005 when the same poll showed a totalof 77 percent of workers going to work while ill.

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