01/31/2013 10:15 am ET

Latinos Less Likely To Monitor Their Health, Survey Shows

Latinos are less likely to keep tabs on their weight or diet, according to a Pew Research Center study released Monday.

About 51 percent of Latinos, compared to 60 percent of U.S. adults as a whole, track their weight, diet, or exercise routine, the findings show.

Latinos are also slightly less likely to track health indicators or symptoms, like blood pressure, blood sugar, headaches, or sleep patterns.

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