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Nearly 80% of Hispanics celebrate US national holidays, with Cubans and Puerto Ricans topping the list. These two groups represent a small percentage of the population, but even those of Mexican heritage, the largest Hispanic group in the US, are not too far behind in joining the festivities.
Not surprisingly, acculturation levels introduce variations in these numbers. While 99% of the most acculturated say they often celebrate US national holidays, only 33% of the least acculturated do so. There is still a large group in between that embraces the celebrations. It seems that…

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One out of four consumers is buying 100-calorie snack packs. The Boston Globe ran an article recently concluding that “the 100-calorie packs are a symptom of a broader social trend: Call it bite-sizing.”
I’m not sure that having slightly over 25% of the adult population buying these packs qualifies as a “broader social trend,” but for some the 100-calorie pack is meeting a natural need to control certain aspects of their life.
These small packs attract certain segments of the population, particularly those who think they should exercise more and are trying to have a…

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The World Cup in South Africa is getting American soccer fans excited. There are already about 19 million people who have played soccer in the last 12 months. The latest data from Experian Simmmons show that a similar number of people played soccer and American football in the last 12 months.
Hispanics show the highest participation not only in soccer, but also in basketball and American football.

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Football Or Soccer? What’s In A Name?
Why Do Americans Call It Soccer?

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According to the latest data from Experian Simmmons, only nearly 20% reclyce used batteries. This may be indicatitce of either lower awareness of how harmful batteries can be to the environment or that it is very inconvenient to recycle them.
The most often recycled items are:

Newspapers
Plastic beverage containers
Glass beverage containers
Metal beverage containers

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