a Black Hispanic marrying a non-Hispanic Black partner).
In 2006, 88% of foreign-born White Hispanic males were married to White Hispanic females.
The number of interracial marriages has steadily continued to increase since the 1967 Supreme Court ruling in Loving v.
Virginia, but also continues to represent an absolute minority among the total number of wed couples.
The numbers are the relative rates at which interracial couples get divorced i.e.
a pairing between a black husband and white wife is 1.62 times more likely to divorce than a pairing between a white husband and white wife.
In terms of out-marriage, Hispanic males who identified as White had non-Hispanic wives more often than other Hispanic men.
The table shows that among whites who out-married in 2008, there were different patterns by gender in the race of their spouses.
Likewise, since Hispanic is not a race but an ethnicity, Hispanic marriages with non-Hispanics are not registered as interracial if both partners are of the same race (i.e.
This data comes from Table 3 Model 4 of the Zhang paper, which incorporates all controls into the model.
White husband, white wife pairings are used as a control.
Research at the universities of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Texas A&M addressing the topic of socio-economic status, among other factors, showed that none of the socio-economic status variables appeared to be positively related to outmarriage within the Asian American community, and found lower-socioeconomically stable Asians sometimes utilized outmarriage to whites as a means to advance social status.
Using the 2002 National Survey of Family Growth (Cycle VI), the likelihood of divorce for interracial couples to that of same-race couples was compared.