A scatter plot showing the relationship between asthma rate for public school students ages 5-14 and imprisonment rate in New York City neighborhoods. Using Neighborhood Tabulation Areas, approximations of neighborhoods throughout New York City, we see that as a community's imprisonment rate increases, so does the prevalence of asthma among the youth in that community.

Data Source: For data sourcing see, https://www.prisonpolicy.org/origin/ny/report.html. (Graph: Emily Widra, 2020)

This graph originally appeared in Mapping disadvantage: The geography of incarceration in New York State.

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