Field Dates: 8/5/09 – 9/16/09 Respondents: Nationally-representative sample of 2,012 Latino respondents ages 16 and older Margin of Error: +/-3.70 percentage points at the 95% confidence level This survey focused primarily on Latino youth, including questions regarding educational experiences, identity, discrimination, social values, teen sexual activity, parental relationships, crime, and media and technology use. While […]
When it comes to socializing and communicating with friends, young Latinos (ages 16 to 25) make extensive use of mobile technology. Half say they text message (50%) their friends daily, and 45% say they talk daily with friends on a cell phone.
A national survey finds that Latinos from ages 16 to 25 are satisfied with their lives and optimistic about their futures. They value education, hard work and career success. But they are more likely than other youths to drop out of school, live in poverty and become teen parents.
A Pew Hispanic Center report based on a new nationwide survey of Latino youths and on analyses of government data examines the values, attitudes, experiences and self-identity of this generation as it comes of age in America.
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