Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table R-1. Reporting More Than One Race by Panel for the White Ethnic Targeted Sample

(See Appendix C, Introduction, for explanations of detailed tables)

Race 1/ Panel
description
Panel A Panel B Panel C Panel D Panel E Panel F Panel G Panel H
Sequence > Hispanic
origin first
Hispanic
origin first
Hispanic
origin first
Race first Combined
question
Combined
question
Hispanic
origin first
Hispanic
origin first
Multiracial
category >
No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No
Race
instruction >
Mark one Mark one Mark one
or more
Mark one Mark one Mark one
or more
Mark one Mark all
that apply
  Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
Esti-
mate
Stan.
error
                                 
Percent distribution of mail
   return responses
                               
                                 
   Total 100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0   100.0  
Reporting one race 98.9 0.3 98.8 0.3 98.6 0.4 98.8 0.2 97.9 0.3 98.3 0.3 98.8 0.3 98.8 0.4
Reporting more than one race 2/ 1.1 0.3 1.2 0.3 1.4 0.4 1.2 0.2 2.1 0.3 1.7 0.3 1.2 0.3 1.2 0.4
  White and Black 0.1 0.1 0.1 (z) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (z) (z) (z) 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
  White and AIAN 3/ 0.1 (z) 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
  White and API 4/ 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 (z) (z) 0.2 0.1
  White and Hispanic (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 0.4 0.1 0.6 0.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
   White and "Other race," and
       White and multiracial
       category 5/
0.6 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.8 0.2 1.2 0.3 0.7 0.2 0.9 0.3 0.9 0.4
   White, "Other race," and
       multiracial category 5/
(Z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z)
   White and two or more other
       races, including Black,
       AIAN, 3/ or API 4/, 6/
(z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z)
   Other than White (z) (z) 0.1 0.1 (z) (z) (z) (z) 0.2 0.1 (z) (z) (z) (z) (z) (z)
(X) Not applicable.
(z) Represents zero or rounds to zero.
1/ Race or origin for Panel E and Panel F.
2/ Reporting more than one race includes multiracial category (Panels B, D, E, and G),
multiple race (Panels C, F, and H), and unrequested multiple response (Panels A, B, D, E, and G).
3/ American Indian and Alaska Native.
4/ Asian and Pacific Islander.
5/ Multiracial category was checked, but no write-in entry was provided.
6/ Or including Hispanic in Panels E and F.

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

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