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Table 1 Comparison of sample demographic and census data

From: Public perception of bioenergy in North Carolina and Tennessee

Demographics NC (%) NC 2013 census (%) TN (%) TN 2013 census (%)
  n = 377 9,848,000 n = 209 6,496,000
Gender     
 Male 54 49 46 49
 Female 46 51 54 51
Education     
 High School and less 42 65 43 70
 Some college/associates 29 9 31 6
 Bachelor’s degree 18 18 18 15
 Graduate or professional 11 9 9 8
Ethnicity     
 White/Caucasian 79 72 89 79
 Black/African-American 10 22 7 17
Age (years)     
 18–24 2 14 13 13.
 25–44 27 36 55 35
 45–64 53 35 31 35
 65+ 18 16 1 17