OF LATINO CHILDREN ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE (COMPARED TO 32% OF ALL U.S. CHILDREN)
of U.S. Latino children are served by the WIC program.
of Latino kids have had a sugary drink by age 2 (vs. 45% of white kids).
of Latino parents support public funding for afterschool programs.
Girls in Latino majority schools engaged in 10 fewer minutes of vigorous activity than girls at white majority schools.
improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness after 16-walking walking program.
When vending machines were available, Latino students were 3.5 times more likely to buy snacks and beverages for lunch than white students.
students had a 115% increase in physical activity on days with 60 minutes of PE, lunch recess and extra recess.
Students consumption of sugary drinks declined when banned from school.
Students at schools with stricter food and drink nutrition standards consumed 158 fewer calories
of U.S. public school students are Latino.
Students consume up to half their daily calories at school.
of all Latinos are homeowners. That's far fewer than Whites (72%).
of Latinos age 18-24 are enrolled in a two- or four-year college.
of all Latinos under the age of 65 are without health insurance.
Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had attention problems and aggression in kindergarten.
Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had below average language & math skills in kindergarten.
of children under 5, across 8 states, live in child care deserts.
of 4-year-old children go to early learning centers.
Latino children experiencing four ACES have 4.46 times increase in lifetime asthma compared to white children who had only a 1.19 times increase.
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