Still, that was a sharp increase from 11 percent in 1989, the study said.
The bad financial situation was made more difficult by a sharp increase in oil and food prices.
More than four million people worked at home in 2000, a sharp increase over a decade ago.
That would be a sharp increase from $302 million in the second quarter.
Residents of the area say they have seen a sharp increase in crime.
This year has seen a sharp increase in the numbers making the 1,100-mile trip.
More recent figures point to a sharp increase in that number.
Then the '80s stood out as a period of sharp increases in women's pay.
She said the company plans a steady, sharp increase in those numbers.
Results for 1987, however, were hurt by a sharp increase in claims.