This is part of a Pew Research Center series of reports exploring the behaviors, values and opinions of the teens and twenty-somethings that make up the Millennial Generation. Hispanics are the largest and youngest minority group in the United States. One- in-five schoolchildren is Hispanic.
Ina total ofbabies were born to women aged 15—19 years, for a birth rate of This is another record low for U. Although reasons for the declines are not totally clear, evidence suggests these declines are due to more teens abstaining from sexual activity, and more teens who are sexually active using birth control than in previous years.
Growing up, being racially conscious was not part of my nature. I lived in a predominantly Latino community for most of my life, having close to no friends who were of different backgrounds. My peers would often take guesses at where I could be from, and after revealing that I am of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent, the questions and commentary started pouring in.
Redwood Shores, Calif. Because they provide rich insights into larger issues affecting the future of the American consumer identity, including the influence of ethnicity and culture. They also represent the future direction of the 43 million strong U.
NCBI Bookshelf. Hispanics and the Future of America. EscarceLeo S.
Latino children currently account for one-fourth of U. Of the How are Latino children faring and have their circumstances improved since the recession?
U nless the life chances of children raised by single mothers suddenly improve, the explosive growth of the U. Hispanic population over the next couple of decades does not bode well for American social stability. Hispanic immigrants bring near—Third World levels of fertility to America, coupled with what were once thought to be First World levels of illegitimacy.
This was originally posted on Latin Post. In a study released earlier this week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Hispanics had the highest rate of teenage pregnancies in the U. Per 1, Hispanic teens aged 15 to 17 years old, the birth rate was
Specific attention was given to the influence of acculturation among Hispanic teens. The primary language spoken by the respondents English, Spanish, or both was used as a proxy measure for acculturation. This risk was amplified for highly acculturated Hispanic teens OR, 1. However, less acculturated Hispanic youth were actually less likely to have experienced first intercourse than white youth OR, 0.