CLOSE Communities of color are dying at higher rates from the novel coronavirus than white Americans. Here’s how structural inequities play a role. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Latinos are more likely than white, Black and Asian Americans to be worried about economic issues related to coronavirus as the nation continues to deal with the ongoing pandemic, according to a new survey.The concerns aren’t unfounded: Latinos are more likely than all other racial groups to have a spouse lose their job in the last year or have had a drop in household income in the last year, according to a survey from the Democracy Fund + UCLA Nationscape Project.A combined 77% of Hispanic Americans say they have been very or somewhat worried about their personal finances in the last six months, the survey showed. That is a more than 10 percentage point disparity from white Americans (62%), Black Americans (65%), and Asian and Pacific Islander Americans (67%), according to the Nationscape Insights analysis, a project of Democracy Fund, UCLA and USA TODAYRobert Griffin, research director for the Democracy Fund Voter Study Group, said that while some may initially think that disparity is caused because Latinos make up higher proportions of young people or have a different median

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