The population of New Mexico consists of three distinct classes - Indians; Spanish-Americans; and english speaking non-hispanic americans.
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A 2003 study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that African-American and Hispanic children face much higher odds of being overweight than non-Hispanic white or Asian-American and Pacific Islander children.
African-American children ages six to 11 are more than twice as likely as non-Hispanic white children to be overweight, and Hispanic children are roughly twice as likely.
As teens, they have the highest prevalence of being overweight-more than four times that of non-Hispanic white teenagers.