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Latino psych - Stats and basic definitions

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hispanic
Adjective used for a person who can trace roots back to Spain.
indigenous, African, Brazilian
Adjectives describing people from three backgrounds that fall under the term 'hispanic' but do not have a Spanish background.
latino
Adjective used to describe people who can trace any part of their roots back to Latin America
Spanish surname
'spanish' is the adjective used to describe people with a Spanish surname.
hispanic, latino, Spanish, mestizo
Four adjectives used to describe Latinos in various contexts.
pan ethnic
General term for the labels Hispanic and Latino.
chicano
Adjective used to describe second or third generation children of Mexican immigrants.
40.8
Current population of Latinos in the US (in millions)
16
Current percentage of the US population that is Latino people.
25
Current percentage of US children under 5 years old that are Latino.
25-30
By 2050, current growth projections are that ______ % of US population will be of Latino descent.
2050
By which year will the Latino population reach 25-35% of the US population, according to current projections?
latino,chicano
Which are the main generic terms used for Latino people in the South West of the US?
hispanic
Which is the main generic term used for Latino people in the North East and Florida?
mostly in the SW regions
Where were Latino populations distributed throughout the US in 1980?
mostly in the SW regions, growth in FL, NE and southern
What were the changes in the distribution of Latino populations throughout the US between 1980 and 2006?
Carolinas
Which states have seen the highest growth in the Latino population since 1980?
66
Current percentage of Latino people who are of Mexican descent (including immigrants and later generations)
9
Current percentage of Latino people who are of Puerto Rican descent (including immigrants and later generations)
4
Current percentage of Latino people who are of Cuban descent (including immigrants and later generations)
3
Current percentage of Latino people who are of Dominican Republican descent (including immigrants and later generations)
3
Current percentage of Latino people who are of Salvadorian descent (including immigrants and later generations)
15
Current percentage of Latino people who are 'other'/not of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Dominican Republican or Salvadorian descent (including immigrants and later generations)
35
Number of US residents over 5 years old who speak Spanish at home (in millions)
12
Percent of US residents over 5 years old who speak Spanish at home
78
Percent of the US Latinos population who speak Spanish at home
more than half
Proportion of Spanish speakers in the US who speak English very well (are bilingual)
42
Percentage of the US Latino population who declared themselves to be "some other race" on the US census
48
Percentage of the US Latino population who declared themselves to be "white" on the US census
2
Percentage of the US Latino population who declared themselves to be "black" on the US census
6
Percentage of the US Latino population who declared themselves to be "more than one race" on the US census
ethnic identity
Term representing one's sense of group membership and attitude that comes with being associated with the group.
familismo
Latino value reprsenting emotional and instrumental interdependence
respeto
Latino value refering to deference given to those of higher status
simpatia
Latino value that promotes social cohesion)
personalismo
Latino value related to building rapport, not informality
enculturation
Process by which people acquire the appropriate behaviors of their culture.
immigrant paradox
What is the term used to describe the unexpectedly good physical and mental health of immigrants?