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Tag Results for "Hispanic Research"

With Spanking, Nature and Nurture Create More Aggression, Study Suggests

Physical discipline seen to make problem worse in boys with certain genetic tendencies. Using spanking as a method of discipline for kids who have a genetic predi continue reading »

STUDY: Latinos and Asians Have Highest Levels of Interracial Marriages

Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the United States and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the Pew Research Center. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanics Holiday Shopped on Their Mobil Devices to The Tune of $5.15 Billion

U.S. Hispanic Consumers spent more than $5.15 billion during this year’s holiday season on mobile devices, illustrated in a new INFOgraphic, Hispanic Holiday Mobile Survey 2011 by Zpryme. continue reading »

Hispanic Drivers in Milwaukee 5 Times More Likely to be Pulled Over by Police than White Drivers

According to a report done by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a black driver in the Milwaukee is seven times more likely to be stopped by police than his white counterpart, and a Hispanic driver is five times more likely. continue reading »

Economy Causes Drop in Hispanic Birth Rate

According to research by a demographer from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire, the Hispanic birth rate has dropped more than ten percent in recent years. continue reading »

Latinos and Blacks Twice as Likely to Lose Home during Foreclosure Process

According to the Center for Responsible Lending’s new ‘Lost Ground, 2011’ report 6.4% of homeowners who received loans between 2004 and 2008 have lost continue reading »

Latinos and Blacks Twice as Likely to Lose Home during Foreclosure Process

According to the Center for Responsible Lending’s new ‘Lost Ground, 2011’ report 6.4% of homeowners who received loans between 2004 and 2008 have lost continue reading »

Meet Marisa Tellez, the Latina Crocodile Hunter

When Marisa Tellez was younger, while her friends were playing with dolls, she was eagerly learning about the world’s top predators. Today, as a PhD candidate at UCLA, Tellez is quickly becoming a top crocodile parasite. continue reading »

PEW STUDY: Hispanics Make Up 28.6% of Country’s Poor, No Matter Which Measure Used

For more than a decade, the Census Bureau has been developing an alternative measure of poverty that is intended to better reflect the costs of basic living continue reading »

Report: Lawmakers Need to Account for Minority Population When Considering Social Security’s Future

In a recent report released by Global Policy Solutions, the rates of reliance of minorities on Social Security were examined, and revealed it is, in large part, due to disparities and wealth and income. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanic Teens Least Bullied Minority in Schools, While Asian Americans Most Bullied

New data compiled by the Department of Justice and Department of Education show that Hispanic teens are the least bullied minority teens at a rate of 34.3 percent while Asian Americans the most bullied. continue reading »

STUDY: Since 9/11 Hispanic Immigrant Marriages to U.S. Born Rose

Marriages between Hispanic immigrants and U.S.-born natives have risen since Sept. 11, 2001, as immigrants have looked for alternative ways to stabilize their lives continue reading »

Study: Elderly Are Happier in Brazil and South Africa

Contrary to belief, older people in South Africa and Brazil become happier as they age. New research suggests that, with the right policies in place, a developing country can significantly improve the wellbeing of its older citizens. continue reading »

Report: Latino Households Are Larger and Use More Household Products than Others

Fifty-one million strong and with households that spend more than any other population segment on laundry and household cleaning supplies, Latinos have an especially significant impact on the market for household products continue reading »

Seniors Continue to Suffer in Silence as Number in Poverty on Rise

Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the overall number of older adults living in poverty has increased. Even more significant is the number of seniors who have experienced an increase in economic insecurity—or those simply living on the edge. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanics Use Their Mobile for All Aspects of Movie-Going Process

As Hollywood looks to drive waning movie ticket sales, their focus should be on the growing Hispanic population and their use of mobile devices throughout the movie-planning process. continue reading »

New CDC Data Shows Increase in HIV Infection Amongst Young Latino Men

According to new HIV incidence data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the overall number of new HIV infections has been steady from 2006 to 2009. continue reading »

New Nielsen Study Shows Hispanics Watch Less TV Than Whites and African-Americans

Nielson has just released a study on who watches the most traditional TV in America and for how long. The new Nielsen data showed that African Americans watched the most, watching 213 hours a month or 7 hours on average a day. continue reading »

Some Ethnics Groups More Vulnerable to Dangerous Fat

Some ethnic groups are more likely than others to store dangerous fat around their internal organs as they gain weight, according to a new study. This organ-hugging fat, which can lead to diabetes and coronary artery disease, is more common among people from South Asia, the Canadian researchers reported in the July 28 online edition of the journal PLoS ONE. continue reading »

As Wealth Gap Widens – Hispanics Wealth Declined by 66% from 2005-2009

These lopsided wealth ratios are the largest since the government began publishing such data a quarter century ago and roughly twice the size of the ratios that had prevailed between these three groups for the two decades prior to the Great Recession that ended in 2009. continue reading »