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Patterns of inequality: How can we reconsider  FMSC 381 September 8, 2010
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Considering Poverty Quiz: National Poverty Rate On average, what percentage of individuals in the US  lived below the official poverty threshold in 2008?   A.  6.6% B.  13.2% *** C.  24.6% http://www.census.gov/prod/2008pubs/acs-09.pdf
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Considering Poverty Quiz: Age and Poverty How do rates of poverty among seniors compare to  rates of poverty among children under age 18?   A.  Twice as many seniors are poor as children. B.  Twice as many children are poor as seniors. *** C.  Poverty rates are similar between children and seniors.
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Child and Elderly Poverty Rates 0.00% 5.00% 10.00% 15.00% 20.00% 25.00% 30.00% 35.00% 40.00% 1960 1963 1966 1969 1972 1975 1978 1981 1984 1987 1990 1993 1996 1999 2002
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Race, Ethnicity, and Poverty What is the approximate ratio of the number of poor  White people to poor Black people in the US? A.  2:1 ***
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