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Table 2. Job-related work at home on primary job by sex, marital status, presence and age of children, class of worker, and pay status, May 2004


     Table 2.  Job-related work at home on primary job by sex, marital status, presence and age of children, class of
     worker, and pay status, May 2004
     
     (Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                                                                    Persons who usually worked at home (2)           
                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                     
                                                                              Percent distribution by class of worker
                                                                                                (3)                  
                                                 Total                                                               
                  Characteristic               employed             Percent                                          
                                                  (1)      Total    of total             Wage and salary             
                                                                    employed                                  Self-  
                                                                               Total                        employed 
                                                                                       Paid work   Unpaid      (4)   
                                                                                        at home   work at            
                                                                                                    home             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
     Total, 16 years and over................  136,602     20,673     15.1     100.0      16.2      49.3       33.7  
       Married, spouse present...............   77,243     14,623     18.9     100.0      16.4      48.1       34.6  
       Not married...........................   59,359      6,050     10.2     100.0      15.7      52.2       31.5  
         Never married.......................   36,857      3,087      8.4     100.0      17.7      58.1       23.2  
         Other marital status................   22,502      2,963     13.2     100.0      13.6      46.1       40.2  
                                                                                                                     
       Without own children under 18.........   86,591     12,090     14.0     100.0      15.4      50.5       33.4  
       With own children under 18............   50,011      8,584     17.2     100.0      17.4      47.5       34.0  
         With youngest child 6 to 17.........   28,638      4,985     17.4     100.0      16.0      47.8       34.9  
         With youngest child under 6.........   21,373      3,599     16.8     100.0      19.2      47.3       32.8  
                                                                                                                     
     Men, 16 years and over..................   72,417     10,780     14.9     100.0      14.7      47.3       37.6  
       Married, spouse present...............   43,493      8,114     18.7     100.0      15.0      47.5       37.1  
       Not married...........................   28,924      2,666      9.2     100.0      13.9      46.8       39.1  
         Never married.......................   20,104      1,565      7.8     100.0      16.2      50.3       33.3  
         Other marital status................    8,820      1,101     12.5     100.0      10.5      41.8       47.4  
                                                                                                                     
       Without own children under 18.........   46,514      6,247     13.4     100.0      14.5      46.5       38.6  
       With own children under 18............   25,903      4,533     17.5     100.0      15.1      48.4       36.3  
         With youngest child 6 to 17.........   13,861      2,547     18.4     100.0      14.5      46.3       38.8  
         With youngest child under 6.........   12,042      1,986     16.5     100.0      15.8      51.0       33.0  
                                                                                                                     
     Women, 16 years and over................   64,185      9,893     15.4     100.0      17.8      51.4       29.4  
       Married, spouse present...............   33,750      6,509     19.3     100.0      18.2      48.8       31.4  
       Not married...........................   30,435      3,384     11.1     100.0      17.1      56.5       25.5  
         Never married.......................   16,754      1,522      9.1     100.0      19.2      66.2       12.7  
         Other marital status................   13,681      1,862     13.6     100.0      15.3      48.6       35.9  
                                                                                                                     
       Without own children under 18.........   40,077      5,842     14.6     100.0      16.3      54.8       27.9  
       With own children under 18............   24,108      4,051     16.8     100.0      19.9      46.6       31.5  
         With youngest child 6 to 17.........   14,777      2,438     16.5     100.0      17.7      49.3       30.8  
         With youngest child under 6.........    9,331      1,614     17.3     100.0      23.4      42.6       32.6  

       1 Includes persons who did not provide information on work at home.
       2 Persons who usually work at home are defined as those who work at home at least once per week as part of
     their primary job.
       3 Unpaid family workers and wage and salary workers who did not report pay status are included in the total
     but are not shown separately.
       4 Includes both the incorporated and unincorporated self-employed.
       NOTE: Data refer to employed persons in nonagricultural industries.  Children are own children and include
     sons, daughters, step-children, and adopted children.  Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and
     other related and unrelated children.




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