Numbers

HEALTH INSURANCE

$12,106

Health-insurance premium for the average family in 2006. The total spent on health care topped $2 trillion for the first time ever

23%

Percentage of respondents to an eHealthInsurance survey who said they were sure they understood the meaning of key terms like HMO, PPO and HSA used in their health-insurance policies

ASSIMILATION

88%

Percentage of second-generation Latinos fluent in English; 23% of first-generation Latinos say they can converse very well in English

56%

Percentage of second-generation Latinos who say they speak Spanish very well

HEALTH

65%

Percentage of American adults who are dieting, exercising or doing both...

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