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Women Aged 65 and Older, by Poverty Status* and Age, 2008**

Age Group
Percent of Women
Less Than 100% of Poverty 100-199% of
Poverty
200-299% of
Poverty
300-399% of
Poverty
400% or More of Poverty
Total
11.9 29.9 20.2 12.5 25.4
65-69 Years
9.5 21.6 19.2 13.2 36.6
70-74 Years
12.1 27.2 21.3 13.3 26.2
75 Years and Older
13.3 36.1 20.3 11.8 18.4

*Poverty level, defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, was about $10,991 for an individual or $22,025 for a family of four in 2008.
**Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.
Source I.4: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey

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