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By Dennis McCafferty

What Your Telecommuters Are Really Doing

10%10% of respondents telecommute at least once a week, up from 8% in 2007.

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35%Only 35% of telecommuters polled actually spend eight hours or more a day working. (Amazingly, that's up from just 18% in 2007.)

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40%40% of telecommuters polled work between four and seven hours per day.

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17%17%17% of telecommuters polled spend just one hour a day - or less - working. (Nice work if you can get it, huh?)

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30%30% of telecommuters polled admit they work in their pajamas.

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41% of women telecommuters work in their PJs, as opposed to 22% of men.

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37%37% of telecommuters say they're more productive at the office.

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29%29% of telecommuters say they're more productive at home.

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Biggest Home-Based Distractions for Telecommuters (percent respondents)Household chores (31%)TV (26%)Pets (23%)Errands (19%)Internet (18%)Children (15%)

This article was originally published on 09-19-2011