Sep 14, 2004

The trouble with stats and polls

The average American spent 8.6 hours a day sleeping last year, only 3.7 hours working and had 5.1 leisure hours -- half of which was spent watching television, a survey showed Tuesday.

this "average" day does not reflect anyone's actual day.

Department of Labor, is the first national survey of time use in the United States and offers a treasure trove of statistics.

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