During the 1980s, around 13% of Americans in their 40s spent at least one year, below the poverty li


"During the 1980s, around 13% of Americans in their 40s spent at least one year, below the poverty line; in the 1990s, 36% of people in their 40s did.

Source: By Daniel A. Sandoval and Tomas A. Hirschl. New York Times May 8, 2006, a 14.

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