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Membership Demographics

LENGTH OF MEMBERSHIP
Lessthan1year 1to2years 2to5years 5to10years Morethan10years SoleProprietorship Corporation NonProfit Partnership LLC/LLP Owner Manager Employee Partner 20% 20% 39% 8% 13%

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
SoleProprietorOnly 1to5 5to10 10to20 20to100 Morethan100 29% 32% 9% 3% 9% 18%

COMPANY STRUCTURE
48% 29% 10% 7% 6%

AGE
Under30 31to40 41to50 Over51 NoResponse Male Female 6% 23% 40% 30% 1%

MEMBER POSITION
58% 20% 12% 10%

GENDER IDENTITY
76% 24%

SEXUAL ORIENTATION
Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Straight(Supportive) 69% 14% 1% 1% 15%

YEARS IN BUSINESS
Morethan5Years 2to5Years Lessthan1Year 1to2Years Professional Service Retail/Merchandise Contractor 71% 21% 6% 2%

COMPANY CLASSIFICATION
44% 46% 8% 2%

ETHNICITY
Caucasian Hispanic/Latino Asian/PacificIslander AfricanAmerican MiddleEastern NativeAmerican 77% 10% 7% 1% 2% 3%