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I read the report because I was expecting to see 2-3%, but it was 23% - so I looked at the methods and poll questions. It looks like the problem is you can't trust people to accurately judge and report on their own abilities.
For example, I've some 2600 threads on one machine and 1200 threads on another) according to Task Manager.
No, I don't want to look at them in proc explorer, and I tried googling that question, but what I'm looking for is just some high level (doesn't need to be technical) information of what the OS is doing. With nothing open except Task Manager, I have 1144 threads.
Any links, wisdom, or bad warp and woof weaving puns?
Look at how many services you have running. Each of those has two threads minimum, most will be in the range of 5 to 10 threads with some having more some having less. My virus scanning services have 300+ threads.