By The Numbers

Check out the latest data on Latino childhood health.

37

percent

improvement in cardiorespiratory fitness after 16-walking walking program.

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3.5

times

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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115

percent

students had a 115% increase in physical activity on days with 60 minutes of PE, lunch recess and extra recess.

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1.71

to 1.38

Students consumption of sugary drinks declined when banned from school.

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158

fewer calories

Students at schools with stricter food and drink nutrition standards consumed 158 fewer calories

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24

percent

of U.S. public school students are Latino.

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35

Percent

of Latinos age 18-24 are enrolled in a two- or four-year college.

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21.1

Percent

of all Latinos under the age of 65 are without health insurance.

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3

aces

Children exposed to 3+ ACEs had attention problems and aggression in kindergarten.

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