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  • Author(s):
    Marisol Cortez, Adela de la Torre, Lorena Garcia, Jessica Nuñez de Ybarra
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    Research for this report was funded by the US Department of Health and Human Services via the Office of Minority Health. This is a revised and updated version of an earlier publication that appeared on our website in the Web Publications and Online Resources section.

    Date Created:
    2006-10-01
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  • Author(s):
    Wei Sun, Teresa Ghilarducci, Karen Richman, Gia Barboza
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    Explains social and economic reasons for Latinos’ retirement insecurity, consequences of Latinos’ low pension participation rates and recommendations for policies to bolster Latinos’ security in old age. Based on analysis of national data from Survey of Income and Program Participation and Health and Retirement Survey and focus group study of Latino workers and retirees in Chicago.

    Date Created:
    2008-06-01
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    Report
  • Author(s):
    Edwin I Hernández, David Sikkink, Jeffrey Smith, Rebecca Burwell, Milagros Peña
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    Uses data from the Chicago Latino Congregation Study to address the so-called Latino health “paradox” in the U.S. Finds correlation between high religious and congregational activity and lower health-risk behaviors.

    Date Created:
    2010-04-01
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    Report