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Black and Hispanic households have higher poverty rates and lower average incomes than white households in the United States.

A sedentary lifestyle can be linked to socioeconomic status as well, she adds.

In particular, lower socioeconomic status was associated with a higher amount of TV and screen time among adolescents.

Also, Black children and teens saw more than twice as many sugary drink ads compared with white children and teens.

Black and Hispanic youth are more likely to take part in national school meal programs than their white counterparts, according to the agency.

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