Census Bureau

Results of the 1996 Race and Ethnic Targeted Test

Table R-5. Reporting More Than One Race by Panel for the Asian and Pacific Islander 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 96.2 0.4 89.4 0.8 90.0 1.0 88.2 0.8 92.5 0.6 93.2 0.6 89.7 1.0 88.5 1.0
Reporting more than one race 2/ 3.8 0.4 10.6 0.8 10.0 1.0 11.8 0.8 7.5 0.6 6.8 0.6 10.3 1.0 11.5 1.0
  API 3/ and White 2.4 0.4 4.1 0.5 5.8 0.7 5.2 0.5 2.6 0.3 2.6 0.3 3.5 0.6 6.4 0.8
  API 3/ and Black 0.1 (z) 0.3 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 (z) (z) 0.5 0.2
  API 3/ and AIAN 4/ 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 (z) 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.1
  API 3/ and Hispanic (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.2 (X) (X) (X) (X)
   API 3/ and "Other race," and
       API 3/ and multiracial
       category 5/
0.6 0.2 3.3 0.4 1.6 0.5 3.1 0.4 1.3 0.2 0.4 0.1 3.0 0.5 1.8 0.6
   API 3/ and two or more other
       races, excluding Black
       and AIAN 4/, 6/
0.1 0.1 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.8 0.2 (z) (z) 0.1 0.1 0.5 0.2 0.8 0.3
   API 3/ and two or more other
       races, including Black,
       or AIAN 4/, 7/
0.2 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.3 0.6 0.2
   Other than API 3/ 0.3 0.1 1.6 0.3 1.0 0.3 2.0 0.3 2.7 0.4 2.4 0.3 2.3 0.5 1.3 0.3
(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/ And excluding Hispanic in Panels E and F.
7/ Or including Hispanic in Panels E and F.

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

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