How Well Do National Surveys Measure Hispanic Families and Households?

How Well Do National Surveys Measure Hispanic Families and Households?

Lina Guzman; Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti; Marta Alvira-Hammond; Emily Miller; Christina Padilla; Renee Ryberg; Claudia Vega; National Research Center on Hispanic Families & Children (June 20, 2018)

This brief examines the capacity of our nation’s data infrastructure to measure, describe, and understand the structure, diversity, complexity, and dynamics of Hispanic family life through the review of more than 20 mostly national surveys to assess the extent to which they include measures critical to understanding the characteristics and experiences of Hispanic families and households.

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