A little over half—54 percent—of immigrant youths in United States have computers at home, compared with 75 percent of native-born children, according to a study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz.
The study broke out statistics on computer availability for Latino and Asian youths according to whether they were immigrants or U.S.-born, as well as for youths who were white or of any other racial or ethnic background. It included national and California data. Latino immigrant youths were the least likely of the groups to have computers at home.
A version of this article appeared in the October 18, 2006 edition of Education Week