TABLE 2Percentage of U.S. Population Living in Poverty in 2000

All AgesUnder 18
Hispanics21.228.0
Non-Hispanic whites7.59.4
African Americans22.130.9

SOURCE: Adapted from Dalaker (2001).

From: Emerging Issues in Hispanic Health

Cover of Emerging Issues in Hispanic Health
Emerging Issues in Hispanic Health: Summary of a Workshop.
National Research Council (US) Committee on Population; Iannotta JG, editor.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2002.
Copyright © 2002, National Academy of Sciences.

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