Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table 1-8.

Reporting by Race in the Asian and Pacific Islander Targeted Sample, for Selected Panels

(Percent distribution)
Race 1/ Panel A Panel B Panel C Panel E 2/ Panel F 2/ Panel H
Hispanic
origin
question
first;
no
multiracial
category
Hispanic
origin
question
first;
with a
multiracial
category
Hispanic
origin
question
first;
"mark one
or more"
instruction
Combined
question;
with a
multiracial
category
Combined
question;
"mark one
or more"
instruction
Hispanic
origin
question
first;
"mark all
that apply"
instruction
             
     Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
White 20.6 18.5 16.9 16.7 17.1 19.7
Black 6.0 6.0 4.1 6.1 4.8 6.1
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.4
Asian and Pacific Islander 65.0 60.5 64.8 58.0 60.4 58.2
   Chinese 17.8 17.5 17.5 13.9 15.0 17.8
   Filipino 19.7 18.7 19.6 15.4 17.1 17.6
   Hawaiian 9.2 5.5 4.7 5.8 4.2 3.9
   Korean 1.6 1.6 1.5 0.9 1.0 1.3
   Vietnamese 1.4 1.5 0.8 1.0 1.5 0.3
   Japanese 8.2 8.2 8.8 7.9 8.2 7.5
   Asian Indian 1.2 0.5 0.7 0.1 0.5 1.0
   Samoan 1.0 1.4 1.3 0.8 0.9 1.4
   Guamanian (z) 0.3 (z) (z) 0.2 (z)
   Other Asian and Pacific Islander 4.8 5.3 9.9 12.1 11.8 7.6
Hispanic (X) (X) (X) 11.0 9.3 (X)
Other race 4.4 4.0 4.1 0.7 1.1 4.0
Reporting more than one race 3.8 10.6 10.0 7.5 6.8 11.5
(X) Not applicable.
(z) Represents zero or rounds to zero.

1/ Race or origin for Panel E and Panel F.
2/ Data are based on the ancestry component (Part B) of the combined question.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division and
Decennial Statistical Studies Division

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