Table 4.

Financial independence of respondents, 1985–2003

198519901995199819992000200120022003
Financially Independent55.9%57.6%62.6%62.4%67.4%64.5%65.0%66.2%65.0%
Financially Dependent43.7%42.1%36.3%36.9%32.2%35.4%34.8%33.4%34.5%
No Response0.4%0.3%1.1%0.7%0.3%0.2%0.3%0.4%0.5%