Statistical Brief


Statistical Brief

2012 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book

NCLR, (June 24, 2013)

Issue: Children and Youth, Children’s Data Book, Children’s Research, KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

The "2012 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book" is an effort to collect and analyze child-focused data every year with the purpose of improving the well-being of Puerto Rico’s youth. It provides statistical information on the conditions of children in Puerto Rico and in each of its 78 municipalities. The data presented in this book were obtained from the Puerto Rico Department of Health, Mothers, Children, and Adolescents Division, and the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, and Population Division. Read More

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2011 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book

Nayda River-Hernández and Verónica Andino-Ortiz, (June 24, 2013)

Issue: Children and Youth, Children’s Data Book, Children’s Research, KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

The "2011 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book" is an effort to collect and analyze child-focused data every year with the purpose of improving the well-being of Puerto Rico’s youth. It provides statistical information on the conditions of children in Puerto Rico and in each of its 78 municipalities. The data presented in this book were obtained from the Puerto Rico Department of Health, Mothers, Children, and Adolescents Division, and the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, and Population Division. Read More

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The Role of Medicare in Hispanics’ Health Coverage

Kara D. Ryan and NCLR, (January 26, 2012)

Issue:
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

This brief provides a closer look at the ways in which Medicare serves the Latino population at both the national and state levels. Read More

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NUESTROS NIÑOS CUENTAN – Puerto Rico Libro de Datos 2010

Nayda Rivera-Hernández, Verónica L. Andino-Ortiz, and NCLR, (March 2, 2011)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico, Children and Youth, Children’s Data Book, Children’s Research
Publication Type: Spanish Publications, Statistical Brief

El libro de datos "NUESTROS NIÑOS CUENTAN – Puerto Rico Libro de Datos 2010" es un esfuerzo por recopilar y analizar anualmente los datos relacionados con los niños y niñas a fin de mejorar el bienestar de la juventud de Puerto Rico.  El informe "NUESTROS NIÑOS CUENTAN – Puerto Rico Libro de Datos 2010" provee información estadística sobre las condiciones de la niñez en Puerto Rico y en cada uno de sus 78 municipios.  Los datos presentados en este libro se obtuvieron de la División de Madres, Niños y Adolescentes del Departamento de Salud de Puerto Rico y la División... Read More

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2010 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book

Nayda Rivera-Hernández, Verónica L. Andino-Ortiz, and NCLR, (March 2, 2011)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico, Children and Youth, Children’s Data Book, Children’s Research
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

The "2010 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book" is an effort to collect and analyze child-focused data every year with the purpose of improving the well-being of Puerto Rico’s youth.  It provides statistical information on the conditions of children in Puerto Rico and in each of its 78 municipalities.  The data presented in this book were obtained from the Puerto Rico Department of Health, Mothers, Children, and Adolescents Division, and the U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, and Population Division. Read More

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2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, (June 28, 2010)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico, Education, Children and Youth, Children’s Data Book, Children’s Research
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

For 21 years, the Annie E. Casey Foundation has published an annual KIDS COUNT Data Book, compiling the best data available on children and families in our nation and ranking every state on the well-being of its kids. We believe that it has never been more important to have reliable and meaningful data to ensure that our nation’s programs and policies are doing all they can to help struggling families. Read More

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The Latino Electorate:  Profiles and Trends

Lindsay Daniels and Clarissa Martinez De Castro, (June 4, 2007)

Issue: Civic Engagement
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

This statistical brief, the first in a series, provides a profile of the Latino vote, an examination of Latino voting behavior in past presidential elections and the 2006 midterm election, and recommendations for stakeholders to increase Hispanic participation in the electoral process. Future briefs in this series will take a closer look at new and emerging community-based approaches for increasing the size of this electorate and at Latino voter perspectives on various issues. Read More

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Latinos and the Texas Criminal Justice System

Michael J. Coyle, (August 1, 2003)

Issue: Criminal Justice System, Juvenile Justice
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

This brief analyzes the most recent data related to Latinos and the criminal justice system in Texas, and underscores the disparities that exist between Latinos and others in terms of incarceration, release rates, and other issues.  The analysis indicates the need for alternatives to incarceration, such as substance abuse treatment and other approaches, to reduce the growth among Latinos in the prison population in Texas. Read More

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Latinos in Georgia:  A Closer Look

Liany Arroyo and Natalie Hernandez, (October 31, 2005)

Issue: Census
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Responding to concerns over the lack of data on Georgia’s fastest-growing community, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) released "Latinos in Georgia: A Closer Look," a demographic analysis of Georgia’s Latino community, which grew almost 300% from 1990 to 2000. Read More

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Hispanic Women at Work

Megan Elliott, (July 29, 2005)

Issue: Economy and Workforce, Economy and Employment, Wages and Income
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Considering Latinas’ contributions to the economic well-being of the Hispanic community, and their current and growing contributions to the U.S. economy, it is critical to understand the key factors and barriers that shape Latinas’ employment status.  This statistical brief highlights several leading and lagging indicators of labor market performance for Hispanic women. Read More

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Hispanic Housing and Homeownership

Janis Bowdler, (August 5, 2004)

Issue: Housing
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Though Hispanic homeownership levels have increased, they still lag significantly behind that of White families.  Stagnant and rising levels of discrimination and lack of formal relationships with financial institutions are serious obstacles to improving the condition of Latinos' housing.  This statistical brief discusses the critical issues of housing and homeownership for the nation's Hispanics. Read More

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Nuestros niños cuentan – Puerto Rico Libro de Datos 2004

Sonia M. Pérez y Nayda I. Rivera-Hernández, (August 2, 2004)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico
Publication Type: Spanish Publications, Statistical Brief

Los resultados de un estudio de 18 meses sobre el estado de la niñez en Puerto Rico, publicado por el Consejo Nacional de La Raza (NCLR, por sus siglas en inglés) como parte de su proyecto Nuestros niños cuentan – Puerto Rico, subrayan la necesidad de reducir los nacimientos en adolescentes y detener la violencia que afecta a los jóvenes en la Isla.  Estos hallazgos se presentan en un nuevo informe, Nuestros niños cuentan – Puerto Rico, Libro de Datos 2004, que ofrece la primera y más integrada perspectiva de la niñez en Puerto Rico hasta el momento y vincula... Read More

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Hispanic Perspectives (NCLR/Zogby Poll)

John Zogby, John Bruce, Rebecca Wittman, and Joe Zogby, (June 23, 2004)

Issue: Research
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Across a multitude of issues, there is surprising uniformity of response among Hispanic adults.  On the whole, the Hispanic community mirrors the general attitudes of the adult national population overall. Read More

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2004 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book

Sonia M. Pérez and Nayda I. Rivera-Hernández, (August 2, 2004)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Findings of an 18-month study on the status of children in Puerto Rico, released by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) as part of its KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Project, underscore the need for the Island to reduce teenage births and curb violence against youth.  These findings are highlighted in a new report, 2004 KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico Data Book, which offers the first-ever and most comprehensive view to date of children in Puerto Rico and links their overall status to the Island’s future well-being. Click here for Spanish version of the research report. Read More

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Hispanic Education in California

Cristina Huezo, (May 1, 2003)

Issue: Education
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

In the 2001-2002 school year, Latinos constituted more than two in five (44.2%) of the approximately 6.1 million students enrolled in California public elementary and secondary schools, the largest segment of the student population. Despite representing such a large proportion of the California student population, there is still a significant disparity between Hispanic children and their non-Hispanic peers on nearly all important measures of educational progress. Read More

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Latinos and the Federal Criminal Justice System

Angela M. Arboleda, (July 29, 2002)

Issue: Criminal Justice System
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

A lack of adequate education, high poverty, and the need for healthy recreational activities contribute to overrepresentation of Hispanic Americans at all stages of the criminal justice system. Read More

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Hispanic Health in California, March 2002

Cristina Huezo, (June 2, 2004)

Issue: Health
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

The growing presence of Hispanics in the state has not been accompanied by an equivalent increase in the quality of, and access to, health care for this population.  Lack of health insurance, even for working Latino families, and access to health care are significant problems facing Latinos in California. Read More

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The Latino Workforce

Sean Thomas-Breitfeld, (July 29, 2003)

Issue: Economy and Workforce
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Although Latinos constitute a significant and growing share of the country's workforce, they regularly face higher rates of povery, unemployment, and low incomes. Read More

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Children in Puerto Rico

Nayda I. Rivera-Hernández, (November 11, 2003)

Issue: KIDS COUNT – Puerto Rico
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

This statistical brief draws on the most recent data, research, and analysis from various sources, including the U.S. Census Bureau, and examines data on population, family structure, poverty, education, and health issues, and sketches a more complete profile of the 1.2 million children in Puerto Rico. Read More

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Missing Out:  Latino Students in America’s Schools

Sarah Dolan, (April 29, 2009)

Issue: Education, Early Childhood Education
Publication Type: Statistical Brief

Missing Out: Latino Students in America’s Schools is a statistical snapshot that provides information on a student population whose academic outcomes will define the success of our public education system and indicate whether our nation is prepared to compete in a global economy.  Latino children constitute one-fifth of the under-five population and are the nation’s largest and fastest-growing minority; as such, they represent the very future of the American workforce.  However, Latino students continue to miss out on critical learning opportunities and perform at lower levels than their peers.  We need to make investments in their learning now to ensure... Read More

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