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Updated September 26, 2014

Documentation and methodology

Underlying data are from Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS-ASEC) Historical Poverty Tables, Table 3, “Poverty Status, by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin” and from CPS-ASEC microdata; see Appendix A for details. As with most other CPS data analyses presented in the book, race/ethnicity categories are mutually exclusive (i.e. white non-Hispanic, black non-Hispanic, and Hispanic any race).


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