|Hispanics and the Future of America
Hispanics and the Future of America presents details of the complex story of a population that varies in many dimensions, including national origin, immigration status, and generation. The papers in...
|Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future
Given current demographic trends, nearly one in five U.S. residents will be of Hispanic origin by 2025. This major demographic shift and its implications for both the United States and the growing...
|Understanding Racial and Ethnic Differences in Health in Late Life: A Research Agenda
As the population of older Americans grows, it is becoming more racially
and ethnically diverse. Differences in health by racial and ethnic
status could be increasingly consequential for health...
|Emerging Issues in Hispanic Health:Summary of a Workshop
Hispanics are defined as people of Spanish-speaking origin from Latin America, the Caribbean, or Europe. Hispanics vary in terms of socioeconomic status, race, religion and/or more. A common...
|Changing Numbers, Changing Needs: American Indian Demography and Public Health
The reported population of American Indians and Alaska Natives has grown rapidly over the past 20 years. These changes raise questions for the Indian Health Service and other agencies responsible for...
|Racial and Ethnic Differences in the Health of Older Americans
Older Americans, even the oldest, can now expect to live years longer than those who reached the same ages even a few decades ago. Although survival has improved for all racial and ethnic groups,...