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‘The central bank on Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate for the second straight quarter by 0.125 percentage points.’
‘Thus, the difference in rural - urban areas in terms of percentage points is 20.85.’
‘He expects the bank to lower its main rate by half a percentage point to 2 percent next month.’
‘The most recent poll has Murkowski down by only three percentage points.’
‘At most they have had increases of a few percentage points.’
‘Gross margin for the period came to 33.8 per cent, down 1.8 percentage points.’
‘Clinton wins huge, by 18 or 20 percentage points.’
‘Women also exceed males in the campus population by 17.8 percentage points.’
‘This week, the Reserve Bank increased interest rates a quarter of a percentage point, to five per cent.’
‘For example, the three sites listed Mr. Obama's lead in Colorado at 6.5 percentage points to 6.7 percentage points on Monday afternoon.’
‘The survey had an error margin of plus or minus 3 percentage points.’
‘Intel had predicted a margin of 50 percent, plus or minus a couple of percentage points.’
‘The corresponding difference among cosmopolitan voters (34 percent of whom said they attended religious services regularly) was 29 percentage points.’
‘The party says a record 250,000 people turned out for the caucuses, which Senator Barack Obama won by 36 percentage points.’
‘Median earnings for full-time year-round male workers actually fell for the first time in four years, by a full percentage point.’
‘The proportion of entries graded A was 24.1 per cent, 1.3 percentage points up on last year.’
‘The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points.’
‘Minorities are expected to make up more than 37 percent of college students, up nearly 8 percentage points from 1995.’
‘In contrast the Democrats have gone from being ahead by a percentage point in 2000 to being behind by 4 percentage points in 2002.’
‘The margin of error was plus or minus 3.8 percentage points.’