Census Bureau

Table 9-3H.

Combined Question Issue: Comparison of Panel B (Separate Questions with a Multiracial Category) and Panel E (Combined Question with a Multiracial Category) for the American Indian Targeted Sample, by Hispanic Origin: 1996 RAETT

(See Appendix C, Introduction, for explanation of detailed tables)
Hispanic origin Panel B:
separate questions
with a multiracial
category
Panel E:
combined question
with a multiracial
category
Difference
(Panel E minus Panel B)
Estimate 90-percent
confidence level
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Count or
estimate
Standard
error
Lower
bound
Upper
bound
               
Total persons on mail returns 3,275   3,271        
 Item nonresponse rate (percent) 6.78 0.8 0.79 0.2 * -5.98 -7.33 -4.64
               
 Responses to Hispanic origin question 3,053   3,245        
               
Percent distribution of responses              
               
  Total 100.00   100.00        
Not Hispanic 85.52 1.1 88.32 1.1 * 2.80 0.36 5.23
Hispanic 14.48 1.1 11.68 1.1 * -2.80 -5.23 -0.36
* 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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