Table 4 Characteristics of respondents by time and location.
VariableVermontRest of the United States
BeforeAfterBeforeAfter
Age (years)
 18–241.7%5.0%11.6%7.8%
 25–344.3%9.0%21.7%23.5%
 35–449.3%10.8%19.2%17.1%
 45–5417.0%18.4%17.5%15.1%
 55–6426.2%23.7%15.2%17.4%
 65–7423.5%18.0%12.6%15.1%
 75+13.9%10.4%2.2%4.0%
College degree50.6%49.0%22.5%22.4%
Female52.6%51.8%49.7%56.9%
White91.2%89.4%78.8%79.3%
Children in household24.3%27.7%31.0%32.9%
Above median income51.4%53.2%54.1%50.7%
Republican14.3%13.7%26.7%29.4%
Democrat26.6%27.4%39.8%42.1%
Independent31.0%23.6%29.9%26.4%