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1 © 2005 David Schweingruber Stratification from Cradle to Grave March 21, 2005 http://www.iastate.edu/~soc.134 © 2005 David Schweingruber Stratification Stratification: ranking system for groups of people that perpetuates unequal rewards and life chances in society (p. 328) • Through stratification, society categorizes people and distributes valued resources based upon these categories © 2005 David Schweingruber Healthy or unhealthy birth by race, 1990 78% 61% 58% 60% 6% 13% 6% 6% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% Prenatal care before 3rd trimester Low birth weight White Black Indian Hispanic Source: Statistical Abstracts of the United States © 2005 David Schweingruber Breastfed by income, 1990-1993 42.6% 58.1% 68.2% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% Percentage of babies, born 1990-93, ever breastfed 0-149% 150-299% 300% or higher Poverty level income Source: Statistical Abstracts of the United States © 2005 David Schweingruber Education by race, 2000 84% 85% 79% 86% 57% 26% 26% 17% 44% 11% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Graduation rates High school College All White Black Asian/P.I.
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