- Author: MarketingCharts.com
Latinos are generally optimistic about the direction the country is taking in health care, equal opportunity and jobs, but they also feel that Latino discrimination is getting worse (36%) rather than better (22%), according to a survey conducted by Latino Decisions for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. The study also finds broad optimism about economic opportunities that lie ahead, but that many Latino families are living in a state of economic fragility. In fact, 53% reported that they'd be unable to draw on a loan from family or friends should they fall upon tough economic times, and 53% could not secure a bank...
For US Hispanics, digital platforms are often used as a destination to foster and sustain connections with family and friends, plus a place to celebrate and express diverse aspects in life.
To better help marketers, Facebook commissioned IPSOS MediaCT to understand the roles culture and technology play in how US Hispanics communicate and consume media.
Technology has become integral to how US Hispanics connect with immediate and extended family, friends and culture.
According to the study, Facebook is the number 1 go-to platform for US Hispanics' communication and 71% of respondents use...
- Author: Lisa M. Rawleigh
Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and leading cause of blindness in working-age U.S. adults
New research led by the USC Eye Institute, shows for the first time that Native American ancestry is a significant risk factor for vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy among Latinos with Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness in working-age adults in the United States, affecting more than 4 million Americans age 40 and older.
Diabetic retinopathy occurs when blood vessels in the eye's retina are damaged. The retina is the light-sensitive...
An improving labor market drove the drop in the U.S. poverty rate to 14.5% last year from 15% in 2012 as their median household income had 1st gain since 2000, reports the Los Angeles Times. But despite a significant drop in the poverty rate last year, income for a typical U.S. household barely budged.
The poorest Americans, particularly those who are Latino, finally are showing signs of joining in the economic recovery as the nation's poverty rate dropped significantly last year for the first time since 2006.
The improving labor market drove the decrease in the rate to 14.5% from 15%, which was near the highest level in a...
- Author: Lisa M. Rawleigh
Earlier this year, Univision worked with Latinum to get a better understanding of how Hispanics access healthcare information, how much they trust these sources and how they take action when receiving information.
The results were consistent with research conducted by Pew in 2008. Hispanics have the same motivators and attitudes in how they receive healthcare information, and they can still be reached the same way,...