Example sentences for: affluent

How can you use “affluent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Since, for instance, whites rarely watch shows with mostly black casts, and since advertisers focus on the more numerous and generally more affluent white viewers, network shows on in prime time with black or even integrated casts have become relatively rare, reversing a trend towards cast integration that was big in the 70s and 80s.

  • So is the issue of whether a couple earning $44,000--about one-and-a-half times the median family income--in retirement counts as "affluent."

  • It is possible in this affluent community that perimenopausal and postmenopausal women who are not taking prescribed hormone replacement therapy could be eating foods or taking herbal or other non-prescribed supplements to ameliorate menopausal symptoms that might simulate the effects of hormone replacement therapy.

  • One possible explanation for the homogeneity of cases with regard to these factors could be our focus on residents of a small, relatively homogenous, and affluent area, Marin County.

  • Despite homogeneity in current socioeconomic status, our study suggests that among women aged 50 years and older, breast cancer cases might have been more likely than controls to have grown up in more affluent families, although the results are largely due to the small proportion of subjects reporting their family's socioeconomic status as 'upper' before age 21 years.


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