Friday, January 13, 2006

La. DHH: Whites Died at Higher Rate During Katrina

According to the 2000 census, whites make up 35.4 percent of the parishes' combined population while blacks represent 60.4 percent.

But of the 558 Orleans and St. Bernard residents who died as a result of the storm, 44.1 percent where white and 52.7 percent were black.

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