Latino kids suffer 1 or more ACE, (i.e. poverty, neglect, abuse, etc.)
of U.S. Latino children are served by the WIC program.
of Head Start and Early Head Start participants are Latino.
of Latinos lack health insurance vs. 6.6% of non-Latino whites.
OF LATINO CHILDREN ARE OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE (COMPARED TO 32% OF ALL U.S. CHILDREN)
of Latino kids have had a sugary drink by age 2 (vs. 45% of white kids).
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.
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