Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table 1-13.

Reporting as Asian and Pacific Islander by the Order of Categories in the Race Question in the Asian and Pacific Islander Targeted Sample, for Selected Panels

(Percent distribution)
Race Panel A 1/ Panel B 1/ Panel G 2/
no
multiracial
category;
standard
order
with a
multiracial
category;
standard
order
with a
multiracial
category;
alphabetical
order
       
     Total 100.0 100.0 100.0
Not Asian and Pacific Islander 35.0 39.5 39.4
Asian and Pacific Islander 65.0 60.5 60.6
   Native Hawaiian 9.2 5.5 7.2
   Asian Indian 1.2 0.5 0.8
   Chinese 17.8 17.5 18.6
   Filipino 19.7 18.7 17.8
   Guamanian or Chamorro (z) 0.3 0.1
   Japanese 8.2 8.2 8.4
   Korean 1.6 1.6 1.2
   Samoan 1.0 1.4 0.5
   Vietnamese 1.4 1.5 2.0
   Other Asian and Pacific Islander 4.8 5.3 4.0
(z) Represents zero or rounds to zero.
1/ Chinese, Filipino, Hawaiian, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Asian Indian, Samoan, Guamanian, "Other Asian or Pacific Islander."
2/ The order is nearly alphabetical: Native Hawaiian, Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino,
Guamanian or Chamorro, Japanese, Korean, Samoan, Vietnamese, "Other Asian or
Pacific Islander."

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

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