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Black women and Asian men are the two groups most notably at a dating disadvantage.

Asian and Latin women are most popular with the gents.

The barrage of news reports about the black marriage rate gives the impression that African-American women’s chances of walking down the aisle are bleak.

A Yale University study found that just 42 percent of black women are married, and a variety of high profile news networks such as CNN and ABC picked that figure up and ran with it. Toldson of Howard University and Bryant Marks of Morehouse College question the accuracy of this finding.

“The often-cited figure of 42 percent of black women never marrying includes all black women 18 and older,” Toldson told the

“Raising this age in an analysis eliminates age groups we don't really expect to be married and gives a more accurate estimate of true marriage rates.” Toldson and Marks found that 75 percent of black women marry before they turn age 35 after examining census data from 2005 to 2009.

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