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Footnote A

Includes naps and spells of sleeplessness.

Footnote B

Individuals may have worked at more than one location.

Footnote C

Working at home includes any time persons did work at home and is not restricted to persons whose usual workplace is their home. Includes all work done at home, whether it amounted to 1 minute or several hours, and whether or not it was a scheduled work day. Individuals may have worked at more than one location.

Footnote D

Includes persons with master's professional, and doctoral degrees.

Footnote F

Estimates reflect a small number of persons who do not meet the American Time Use Survey definition for employed, but spent time working.

Footnote G

Effective with January 2011 data, occupations reflect the introduction of the 2010 Census occupational classification system. Data for 2011 and later are not strictly comparable with earlier years.

Footnote H

Persons of Hispanic or Latino ethnicity may be of any race.

Footnote I

Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.

Footnote J

Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

Footnote K

Excludes household and personal mail, e-mail, and messages.


Last Modified Date: June 27, 2017