By Janice Joseph
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The National Youth Survey was a longitudinal study involving a sample of 1,725 youths between the ages of 11 and 17 years who were interviewed for a five-year period from 1976 to 1980. 0a Total does not add up to 100% because of rounding. a Estimate is based on about ten or fewer sample cases. S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Statistics (1993c), Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1992. Black Youths and Delinquency 45 robbery) than white youths. , 1983). Two national studies examined the issue of race and delinquency and found little evidence of racial disparity in delinquency.
The proportion of black families with no income earners almost doubled between 1967 and 1990, from 10% to 19% of all black families. S. Department of Commerce, 1991). S. Department of Commerce, 1992). Mortality and Life Expectancy The average life expectancy of blacks is about six years less than that of whites; in fact the blacks" life expectancy is one of the lowest of all groups in the United States. 6 years while that for white males was 73 years. For black females, life expectancy was 74 years compared to 80 years for white females.
The economic disparity between blacks and whites has persisted over the last several decades. Years of racism, Jim Crowism, and discrimination have resulted in economic inequality which still continues today. According to Duster (1987), blacks are three times more likely than whites to be poor; their median income is slightly over half that of whites, and black men are twice as likely to be jobless as white men. Family Structure Black families have been the focus of much attention over the last three decades.