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Tag Results for "Hispanic Statistics"

STUDY:  Latinos with Lung Cancer Tend to Live Longer than Others

Hispanic people with lung cancer tend to live longer than white or black people with the disease, according to a new study. continue reading »

STUDY:  Key to U.S. Business Success is Engaging Hispanic Market

Latinos will be a fundamental component of U.S. business success in the future thanks to buying power that is poised to grow rapidly over the coming years, a study released Tuesday by the Nielsen company said. continue reading »

Be LIBRE (Video)

Many of us decided to immigrate to the United States in search of a dream—the dream of rising and attaining a better life. This courageous and difficult decision was rewarded (and our nation was made stronger), but in the past few years, things have trended away from pro-liberty policies. continue reading »

Murders of Hispanics 10 and 24 in California in 2010, 5X that of Whites

Murders of Hispanics between the ages of 10 and 24 in California in 2010 were five times more frequent than those of their white peers, according to a study presented Tuesday by the Violence Policy Center. continue reading »

Pew Study: Obama Approval Drops Amongst Latino Voters, Yet He Leads Over all Republican Contenders

A Pew Hispanic survey reveals that, heading into the 2012 presidential campaign, Obama and the Democratic Party continue to enjoy strong support from Latino registered voters. continue reading »

STUDY: Less Inclusion of Latinos in Corporate America

The Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR), one of the nation’s leading Hispanic advocacy organizations, released the results of its 2011 HACR Corporate Inclusion Index survey. continue reading »

Smoking Statistics in the Hispanic Population

Smoking causes more preventable deaths (from lung cancer, heart and lung disease, other cancers, and chronic illness) than any other single behavioral factor––an estimated 443,000 deaths each year in the United States. 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 »

Drug Use Highest Among Native American, White & Latino Teens, Lower Among Blacks

A national analysis of drug abuse among teens released yesterday – among the most comprehensive to date – found that Native American, Latino and white adolescents have the highest rates of drug-related disorders. 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 »

Number of Ethnic TV Household Grows, Lead by Asian Households Followed by Hispanic Families

The number of Hispanic/Latino households in the U.S. for the 2011-2012 TV season will grow by 4.6 percent (over 600,000) compared to last year according to Nielsen. 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 »

Latino Children Are Living in Poverty More than Any Other Racial or Ethnic Group

The spread of poverty across the United States that began at the onset of the Great Recession of 2007-2009 and accelerated last year hit one fast-growing demographic group especially hard: Latino children. continue reading »

STUDY:  Notable Wage Gap for Latina Women Persists

The closing of the wage gap between men and women workers has remained essentially unchanged in the last two years—from in 77.0 2009 to 77.4 in 2010. continue reading »

Roughly 25 Percent of Hispanics in U.S. Live in Poverty

According to data from the US Census Bureau, America now has the highest poverty rate in 50 years, and Hispanics are being hit especially hard. As the number of Americans living in continue reading »

STUDY:  Young Hispanic Girls Aspire to Leadership More than Their Other Peers

Girl Scouts of the USA CEO Designate, Anna Maria Chavez, addressed the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and released key findings about Hispanic girls by the Girl Scout Research Institute (GSRI). In “The Resilience Factor: A Key to Leadership in African American and Hispanic Girls,” Girl Scouts found that African American and Hispanic girls aspired to leadership more than Caucasian girls and had more frequent and more positive leadership experiences. 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 Book on Latina Teen Suicide Attempts to Uncover Reality Behind Grim Statistics

Luis Zayas’ commitment to U.S. Latinas and their struggle with suicide started in the 1970s when he encountered the pain and suffering that the teenage girls and their parents were experiencing during his work in emergency rooms and mental health-care clinics. continue reading »