Health of Hispanic or Latino Population

Data are for the U.S.

Live births
  • Number of births: 886,210
  • Births per 1,000 women aged 15-44: 65.9

Source: Births: Final Data for 2018, table 1 pdf icon[PDF – 985 KB]

Smoking
  • Percent of men aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 13.5% (2015-2017)
  • Percent of women aged 18 and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 7.0% (2015-2017)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 19 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Obesity
  • Percent of men aged 20 and over with obesity: 41.2% (2013-2016)
  • Percent of women aged 20 and over with obesity: 48.4% (2013-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 26 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Hypertension
  • Percent of men aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 21.9% (2013-2016)
  • Percent of women aged 20 and over with hypertension (measured high blood pressure and/or taking antihypertensive medication): 25.2% (2013-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 22 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Health insurance coverage
Mortality
  • Number of deaths: 197,249
  • Deaths per 100,000 population: 334.6

Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2017, table 1 pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]

Leading causes of death
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Accidents (unintentional injuries)

Source: Deaths: Leading Causes of Death for 2017, table D pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]

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Page last reviewed: May 3, 2017