PRB Topic Feed: Race/ Ethnicity/Topics/RaceEthnicity.aspxNew Studies Link U.S. Hispanics’ Longer Life Expectancy to Migration Patterns, Less SmokingU.S. Hispanics tend to defy the odds: They outlive non-Hispanic whites by three years on average, despite having lower income and education levels. In 2014, life expectancy at birth for the U.S. Hispanic population was 81.8 years, compared with 78.8 years for the U.S. non-Hispanic white population.01/01/0001/Publications/Articles/2017/Hispanics-Life-Expectancy-Migration-Patterns.aspx70107f70-f23a-428d-9ec3-39cc1270259fTrends and Challenges Facing Americas Latino ChildrenLatino children currently account for one-fourth of U.S. children under age 18, and by 2050 they are projected to make up nearly one-third of the child population. Of the 18.2 million Latino children currently living in the United States, 95 percent are U.S.-born citizens.09/28/2016/Publications/Articles/2016/trends-and-challenges-facing-americas-latino-children.aspxdeb8fd48-1aa8-4d5b-8446-c6492da4193fWho Votes in America?As the U.S. presidential election draws closer, the candidates are paying attention to key demographic groups. But which groups are likely to cast votes in the presidential election? (Note: This article was written prior to the 2000 presidential election.) 10/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/WhoVotesinAmerica.aspx65d2508a-8845-4adc-9115-b0ab3f9be946The Health and Life Expectancy of Older Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S.This newsletter highlights recent work by National Institute on Aging (NIA)-supported researchers and others who examined life expectancy and health trends among older blacks and Hispanics.06/14/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/life-expectancy-blacks-hispanics.aspxc03a9bdc-6177-4924-a608-40c7054e4f27Racial Differences in Health Status and Health Insurance Coverage in the United StatesJames B. Kirby and Toshiko Kaneda explore how long individuals are expected to live with different types of health insurance coverage and in different health states throughout their lives.03/09/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/us-health-insurance-racial-differences.aspxc8418d5a-35fd-4eec-8e3d-46b5353fce86New Measure Could Track Progress in Eliminating U.S. Health Insurance DisparitiesExtensive U.S. research has documented troubling racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, but a new analysis suggests that U.S. blacks and Hispanics face more severe disparities than previously thought. 11/04/2013/Publications/Articles/2013/health-insurance-coverage.aspxe70e7b9f-1a98-4b07-bd41-244c86d2e237As Life Expectancy Rises in the United States, Gaps Between Whites and Blacks are DecreasingThe remaining gaps between whites and blacks are one factor contributing to lower life expectancy at birth in the United States compared with other developed countries.10/15/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/wpds-2014-us-life-expectancy.aspx11c88645-03a9-4629-b890-41899d8c734aWhere Poverty and Inequality IntersectIn the United States, the gap between those at the top of the economic ladder and those at the bottom is wide and growing.09/23/2014/Publications/Articles/2014/us-poverty-inequality.aspx7a6badc0-3a74-433a-b14c-d38806bc4d59U.S. Latino Children Fare Poorly on Many Social IndicatorsLatinos make up a growing share of young Americans. Latino children and youth face some unique challenges as they grow up, and they fare poorly on many social indicators. Meeting their needs is important for the future of U.S. children and families. 11/02/2009/Publications/Articles/2009/latinochildren.aspx6cce2aa1-609b-4198-b89f-b1d10ae03bf0The Health and Life Expectancy of Older Blacks and Hispanics in the U.S.This report examines life expectancy and health disparities among older U.S. blacks and Hispanics. 06/14/2013/Publications/Reports/2013/life-expectancy-blacks-hispanics.aspxc05da0a8-d267-446b-b634-9c7fd5dd3013