Census Bureau

Table 11-3R.

Terminology Issue: Comparison of Panel B ("American Indian" Not Spelled Out) and Panel G ("American Indian" Spelled Out) for the American Indian Targeted Sample, by Race: 1996 RAETT

(See Appendix C, Introduction, for explanation of detailed tables)
Race Panel B:
"American Indian"
not spelled out
Panel G:
"American Indian"
spelled out
Difference
(Panel G 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   1,589        
 Item nonresponse rate (percent) 4.24 0.6 5.92 1.0 1.67 -0.25 3.59
               
 Responses to race question 3,136   1,495        
               
Percent distribution of responses              
               
  Total 100.00   100.00        
White 51.98 1.7 50.84 2.0 -1.14 -5.38 3.09
Black 4.21 0.7 4.41 1.3 0.21 -2.03 2.44
American Indian and Alaska Native 32.72 1.6 33.91 2.1 1.20 -3.00 5.40
Asian and Pacific Islander 2.42 0.6 1.67 0.6 -0.75 -2.22 0.71
Other race 4.18 0.6 4.35 1.0 0.17 -1.43 1.77
Multiracial category/multiple race 3.67 0.6 3.61 0.8 -0.06 -1.68 1.57
Unrequested multiple response 0.83 0.3 1.20 0.5 0.37 -0.40 1.15
* 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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