Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table 1-11.

Nonresponse Rates to the Race Question by Targeted Sample, for Selected Panels

(Percent of targeted sample)
Targeted sample Panel B Panel C Panel E Panel F
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
         
White ethnic 1.8 1.4 1.0 0.7
Black 3.1 3.4 1.4 1.4
American Indian 4.2 4.0 0.8 1.1
Alaska Native 0.5 (NA) (NA) (NA)
Asian and Pacific Islander 2.9 3.3 0.6 1.0
Hispanic 12.9 13.5 1.5 0.7
(NA) Not available.

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

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