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Poverty in America

The Asian American Federation found that 53.9 % of Bangladeshis living in Brooklyn are poor – the highest rate among the city’s eight largest Asian immigrant groups. The poverty rates for Bangladeshis was nearly double the numbers for blacks, whites, and Hispanics in the borough and citywide, according to stats from 2006 to 2010.

A third of New York’s Bangladeshis suffer from diabetes, said Haq, three times the city’s average rate.

New face of poverty? Brooklyn’s Bangladeshi community poorer than blacks and Latinos

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This entry was posted on May 12, 2012 by in Diaspora.

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