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Incarceration of a Household Member and Hispanic Health Disparities: Childhood Exposure and Adult Chronic Disease Risk Behaviors

Age, y% (95% Confidence Interval)
HispanicNon-Hispanic BlackNon-Hispanic White
18-2522.2 (15.6-28.8)26.0 (18.2-33.8)12.5 (10.0-15.1)
26-3512.7 (7.6-17.8)21.8 (15.1-28.5)10.2 (8.4-11.9)
36-456.6 (4.3-9.0)14.2 (9.6-18.8)6.0 (4.9-7.1)
46-556.3 (2.4-10.1)11.2 (8.0-14.3)4.3 (3.6-4.9)
55-657.7 (4.3-11.1)6.5 (4.5-8.5)2.7 (2.2-3.2)
≥666.9 (2.5-11.4)5.6 (2.9-8.3)1.6 (1.2-1.9)

 
Figure.
Percentage of adults who had a household member incarcerated during their childhood, by race/ethnicity and age group, Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2009–2010. Error bars represent 95% confidence intervals.

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