PRB Topic Feed: Race/ Ethnicity/Topics/RaceEthnicity.aspxWho 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-b0ab3f9be946New 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-bd41-244c86d2e237Racial 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-46b5353fce86Where 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-d38806bc4d59New 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-9ec3-39cc1270259fU.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-b1d10ae03bf0English-Speaking AbilityData from the Census 2000 Supplementary Survey show that in 2000 there were 19.5 million people in the United States ages 5 and older who did not speak English very well. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/EnglishSpeakingAbility.aspxff751a06-8944-4e8c-841a-3e843976dc91Minority SuburbanizationThe suburbs of America's cities are often seen as the bastions of white, middle-class families. But increasingly, America's suburbs reflect the growing diversity in the United States as a whole. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/MinoritySuburbanization.aspxf11e3d5c-219f-4ebb-a26b-dca476d517e3A First Look at Asian Americans in the CensusCensus 2000 data show Asian Americans are the most diverse U.S. minority group with a combined Asian population of 4.6 million.. 05/01/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/AFirstLookatAsianAmericansintheCensus.aspxa9b9d3df-8c36-4779-b16e-8d4c5c6ede94Iraqis in the United StatesIn 2000, there were just under 90,000 residents of the United States who were born in Iraq.09/26/2002/Publications/Articles/2002/IraqisintheUnitedStates.aspx905d0edf-ca61-48fc-8ff7-4cf2701daced