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Among murders in the U.S. in which the sex, race and age of the perpetrators are known, what portion of the perpetrators are among the 2% of the population that is male, black and between the ages of 17 and 34?

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In the U.S. during 2013, 12,253 murders were committed, and 9,458 perpetrators were identified by sex, race and age. Among these perpetrators, roughly 3,281 or 35% were among the 2% of the population that is male, black and between the ages of 17 and 34. Among the victims of these young black males, roughly 91% were black.

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