Moments in America for Hispanic Children
- Every 7 seconds a public school student is suspended.*
- Every 27 seconds a high school student drops out.*
- Every 58 seconds a public school student is corporally punished.*
- Every one and a half minutes a baby is born without health insurance.
- Every 2 minutes a baby is born into poverty.
- Every 3 and a half minutes a baby is born to a teen mother.
- Every 4 minutes a child is abused or neglected.
- Every 7 minutes a baby is born at low birthweight.
- Every 5 hours a child or teen dies in an accident.
- Every 14 hours a child or teen is killed by a firearm.
- Every one and a half days a child or teen commits suicide.
- Every one and a half days a child dies of abuse or neglect.
- Every 4 days a woman dies of complications of childbirth or pregnancy.
* Based on calculations per school day (180 days of seven hours each)
Learn more stats about the state of children in America on our Each Day in America page.