Census Bureau

Table 7-2R.

Sequencing Issue: Comparison of Panel D (Race Question First) and Panel B (Hispanic Origin Question First) for the Black Targeted Sample, by Race: 1996 RAETT

(See Appendix C, Introduction, for explanation of detailed tables)
Race Panel D:
race
question first
Panel B:
Hispanic origin
question first
Difference
(Panel B minus Panel D)
Estimate 90-percent
confidence level
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Lower
bound
Upper
bound
               
Total persons on mail returns 4,792   4,795        
 Item nonresponse rate (percent) 3.11 0.4 3.09 0.4 -0.02 -0.87 0.82
               
 Responses to race question 4,643   4,647        
               
Percent distribution of responses              
               
  Total 100.00   100.00        
White 24.55 1.1 24.12 1.2 -0.43 -2.46 1.60
Black 70.97 1.2 71.77 1.1 0.80 -1.26 2.86
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.80 0.2 0.37 0.1 * -0.43 -0.77 -0.09
Asian and Pacific Islander 0.78 0.2 0.88 0.3 0.11 -0.43 0.65
Other race 1.14 0.3 1.61 0.4 0.47 -0.24 1.18
Multiracial category/multiple race 1.31 0.2 0.95 0.2 -0.37 -0.87 0.14
Unrequested multiple response 0.45 0.2 0.30 0.1 -0.15 -0.49 0.19
* 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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