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Table 1 Ethnic, language and immigration characteristics by acculturation index

From: Correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents: Findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey

  Non-Hispanic White Latino (high acculturation) Latino (low acculturation)
Characteristics N = 2,071
%
N = 865
%
N = 260
%
Country of birth    
   US 96.9 99.5  
   Other 3.1 0.5 100
Citizenship    
   Native 96.9 99.5  
   Naturalized 1.8 0.5 20.8
   Other 1.3   79.2
Living in the US    
   Born in the US 96.9 99.5  
   10 or more years 1.4 0.5 43.5
   5 – 9 years 0.9   25.0
   2 – 4 years 0.5   22.7
   1 or less years 0.3   8.8
Language at home    
   English 85.6 24.3 1.5
   English + other language 13.2 67.2 69.6
   Spanish 1.2 8.6 28.8
Interview language    
   English 99.7 87.4 47.3
   Spanish 0.3 12.6 52.7
Citizenship and immigration status of mother    
   Native 88.6 39.3 1.9
   Naturalized 7.3 23.4 5.8
   Other 4.2 37.3 92.3
Citizenship and immigration status of Father    
   Native 89.3 34.5 3.8
   Naturalized 6.7 26.9 14.6
   Other 4.0 38.6 81.5