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Capital Punishment, 2006 - Statistical Tables

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Table 17. Elapsed time since sentencing for inmates under sentence of death on 12/31/06, by gender, race, and Hispanic origin

Inmates under
sentence of death
Elapsed time since sentencing
Mean Median
Total 135 mo 127 mo     
Male   135 mo 127 mo
Female   95   90  
White*   137   129  
Black*   136   130  
Hispanic   121   107  
*Excludes persons of Hispanic origin.
Source: National Prisoner Statistics Program (NPS-8).
   See also Methodology.
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