Example sentences for: affluent

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

  • Even at the same or a lower tax rate , more affluent (largely white) districts can spend more per student than poorer (largely black) districts with a smaller tax base . The U.S.

  • The affluent classes are more comfortable than ever--we can barely, dimly imagine the world, just two generations ago, when millions of Americans cherished the Sears Roebuck catalog for its utility as toilet paper.

  • The presence of whites, especially affluent ones, in once all-black schools lifted those schools' quality, since white parents' complaints about outdated textbooks, sub par teachers, and dilapidated facilities were heeded by school officials.

  • 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.

  • United States cancer registries do not routinely collect information about patient income and education, making assessment of cancer trends by socioeconomic status very difficult [ 31 ] . Our findings of rapidly increasing rates of breast cancer in Marin County over the past decade, however, along with evidence that high rates there are explained by the sociodemography of the county [ 4 ] , cause us to speculate whether breast cancer rates are increasing similarly in other groups of highly educated and affluent women nationwide.


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