Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Compared to whites, more minority youth expect to die young
Minority youth in the U.S. are more likely to doubt they will live to be 35 than their white counterparts, according to a new study led by UNL sociologist Tara Warner. The study is the first to examine patterns of survival expectations among adolescents across racial, ethnic and immigrant groups. It looked at survival expectations among Asian, Cuban and Puerto Rican ethnic and immigrant groups, as well as Mexican and African-American youth.
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