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August 05, 2010

Demographics of Gulf War-era II veterans

Demographic profile of Gulf War-era II veterans and nonveterans ages 18 years and older, 2009 annual averages
Characteristic Percent of population
Gulf War-era II Veterans Nonveterans



18 to 24 years

16 14

25 to 34 years

49 19

35 to 44 years

16 19

45 to 54 years

14 20

55 years and older

5 29




82 44


18 56

Educational Attainment


Less than a high school diploma

2 14

High school graduate, no college

29 31

Some college or associate's degree

46 28

College graduate

23 27

These data featured in the TED article, Demographics of Gulf War-era II veterans.



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