Computer use by home workers
March 07, 2002
Among persons who reported working at home at least once per week in 2001, nearly 80 percent used a computer as part of their work at home.
Just over 60 percent of all persons who usually worked at home made use of the Internet or e-mail to do their work. Fewer than half used (about 40 percent) used fax.
Close to 80 percent of home workers used a telephone for the work they did at home.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Computer use by home workers on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2002/mar/wk1/art04.htm (visited May 27, 2015).
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