Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table 1-12.

Reporting as American Indian and Alaska Native by Format of the Race Question in the American Indian Targeted Sample, for Selected Panels

(Percent distribution)
Race Panel B 1/ Panel G 2/
Hispanic origin
question
first;
with a
multiracial
category
Hispanic origin
question
first;
with a
multiracial
category
     
     Total 100.0 100.0
White 52.0 50.8
Black 4.2 4.4
American Indian and Alaska Native 32.7 33.9
Asian and Pacific Islander 2.4 1.7
Other race 4.2 4.4
Reporting more than one race 4.5 4.8
1/ Category is "Indian (Amer.) or Alaska Native."

2/ Category is "American Indian or Alaska Native."

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

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