Now showing items 1-10 of 12
2015 Profiles of Latino Health: A Closer Look at Child Nutrition
With updates to a 12-part series first produced in 2010, Profiles of Latino Health: A Closer Look at Latino Child Nutrition provides the latest research and data on issues affecting Latino child nutrition.
Latino Population Statistics (2016)
Over the past decade, Latinos have sealed their place as the country’s largest minority group. With the expanded national presence of this vibrant and youthful population, Hispanics increasingly contribute to the economic, ...
Latino Children’s Health and Well-Being: SCHIP Makes All the Difference
The State Children's Health Improvement Program (SCHIP) is crucial to the health and well-being of Latino children. This fact sheet presents key evidence that CHIP has the potential to further close the health coverage ...
Medicaid and SCHIP: Critical for Latino Families Facing Financial Hardship
Medicaid, along with the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), is important to many Latinos, who are less likely than any other major racial/ethnic group to have access to traditional private coverage.
The State of Latino Children and Youth in the United States
Since 1990, the number of Latino children under age 18 living in the United States has doubled, making them one of the fastest-growing segments of the national population. This fact sheet provides a wealth of information ...
Latino Children’s Health and Well-Being: CHIP Makes All the Difference
The Children's Health Improvement Program (CHIP) is crucial to the health and well-being of Latino children. Hispanic children are disproportionately uninsured, making up one-fifth (21.2%) of all U.S. children, but ...
Key Facts on Food Insecurity and Hunger Among Latino Children
Despite strong national nutrition assistance programs to support families in obtaining nutritious foods in times of great need, many Americans still struggle to put food on the table. More than 12.9 million households in ...
Key Facts about Childhood Overweight and Obesity in the Latino Community
The number of Latino children who are overweight has dramatically increased over the past three decades. These weight problems are increasingly linked to health complications and chronic diseases in children, which in ...
CHIP and Latino Kids: What’s at Stake?
Fact sheet detailing the impact of CHIP on Latino children and families. Also, includes Unidos US’ recommendations for funding reauthorization.
CHIP and Latino Kids: What’s at Stake if Congress Fails to Act?
Updated fact sheet detailing the impact of CHIP on Latino children and families. Also, includes UnidosUS’ recommendations for CHIP funding reauthorization by the end of 2017.