Nearly a third of married men would not mind being househusbands, according to a recent survey by the Housework Aptitude Test executive committee.

Among the 2,080 married men and women in their 20s to 50s who were polled in Tokyo, Osaka, Aichi, Hokkaido and Fukuoka in November, 29.5 percent of the men said they could bear the brunt of the housework, with those in Tokyo leading the way at 31.2 percent.

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