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Table 7 Descriptive statistics on the unemployment rates for the State of Illinois

From: The impact of the coronavirus on African American unemployment: lessons from history

  African American White Latin Total
Panel A. State of Illinois full sample period—Jan/1/1989 to 2/1/2020
 N 39 39 39 39
 Mean 15.2 5.60 8.50 6.82
 Median 14.0 5.10 7.60 6.50
 S.D 4.68 1.82 3.19 2.04
 Max. 26.2 9.6 18.5 11.4
 Min. 8.7 3.2 3.60 3.9
Panel B. 9/11 subsample period
 Pre-9/11 period—1989 to 2001
  N 13 13 13 13
  Mean 13.88 4.39 7.12 5.68
  Median 13.40 4.30 7.00 5.40
  S.D 3.21 0.92 1.66 1.17
  Max. 18.30 6.00 10.60 7.60
  Min. 9.40 3.20 4.70 4.30
 Post-9/11 sample—2001 to 2008
  N 8 8 8 8
  Mean 11.63 4.94 7.05 5.81
  Median 11.85 4.95 6.80 5.85
  S.D 1.16 0.72 1.29 .79
  Max. 13.10 5.70 9.10 6.70
  Min. 10.00 7.60 5.50 4.5
Panel C. 2008 global financial crisis subsample period
 Crisis period—2009 to 2010
  N 11 11 11 11
  Mean 13.90 6.28 8.40 7.22
  Median 14.40 5.90 8.10 7.00
  S.D 3.92 2.20 3.32 2.40
  Max. 19.40 9.10 12.70 10.20
  Min. 8.70 3.30 3.60 3.90