Appendix D. The Procrastination Survey

The Procrastination Survey

I conducted a survey over a four-month period in 1999 to find out what people procrastinate about most. A brief look at the results was included in Chapter 1, “The Procrastinator's Wake-Up Call.” More results, as well as some background information on the survey itself, are provided in this appendix.

Survey Method

The survey began with a questionnaire that I distributed by e-mail to 73 people: professional colleagues, friends, and family in my own e-mail address book. Of those 73 people, 59 returned the completed survey, giving a response rate of 81 percent. Several people in that group forwarded the questionnaire ...

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