Census Bureau

Table 3-5H.

Multiracial Issue: Comparison of Panel A ("Mark One" Instruction) and Panel H ("Mark All That Apply" Instruction) for the Hispanic Targeted Sample, by Hispanic Origin: 1996 RAETT

(See Appendix C, Introduction, for explanation of detailed tables)
Hispanic origin Panel A:
"mark one"
instruction
Panel H:
"mark all that apply"
instruction
Difference
(Panel H minus Panel A)
Estimate 90-percent
confidence level
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Lower
bound
Upper
bound
               
Total persons on mail returns 5,029   2,404        
 Item nonresponse rate (percent) 5.61 0.5 4.87 0.6 -0.74 -2.40 0.92
               
 Responses to Hispanic origin question 4,747   2,287        
               
Percent distribution of responses              
               
  Total 100.00   100.00        
Not Hispanic 23.45 1.0 26.45 1.7 3.01 -0.85 6.87
Hispanic 76.55 1.0 73.55 1.7 -3.01 -6.87 0.85
 Mexican 21.78 1.1 22.52 1.5 0.74 -2.77 4.25
 Puerto Rican 31.01 1.1 26.24 1.5 * -4.77 -8.49 -1.05
 Cuban 17.76 0.9 16.79 1.3 -0.97 -3.95 2.01
 Other Hispanic 6.00 0.5 8.00 1.0 2.00 -0.36 4.36
* Asterisk (if any) indicates that difference is statistically significant at the 90-percent confidence level.

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

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