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Telecommuters Happy to Work from Home

Photodisc/Thinkstock(AMSTERDAM) -- Some employees are plenty happy to bring their work home with them. Telecommuters surveyed by Staples Advantage say their stress levels dropped an average of 25 percent since they began working from home.

Other stats from the survey of more than 140 telecommuters who work at least one day per week at home:

-- 86 percent say they are more productive when working at home.
-- 76 percent are more willing to work longer than usual since they began working from home.
-- 73 percent say they eat healthier when working from home.
-- Fifty-four percent have embraced telecommuting so much that they say they'd give up their favorite TV show rather than work solely in an office. Forty-eight percent said they'd skip an extra hour of sleep, and 40 percent said they'd take a pay cut.

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