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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Race_and_ethnicity_in_the_United_States_Census

The racial categories represent a social-political construct for the race or races that respondents consider themselves to be and, "generally reflect a social definition of race recognized in this country." OMB defines the concept of race as outlined for the U.S. Census as not "scientific or anthropological" and takes into account ...

www.census.gov/topics/population/race/about.html

Jan 12, 2017 ... The racial categories included in the census questionnaire generally reflect a social definition of race recognized in this country and not an attempt to define race biologically, anthropologically, or genetically. In addition, it is recognized that the categories of the race item include racial and national origin or ...

www.iowadatacenter.org/aboutdata/raceclassification

Respondents to federal data collections are permitted to report more than one race, and are asked to report both race and ethnicity. Race Categories. American Indian or Alaska Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal ...

grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-089.html

Apr 8, 2015 ... NIH Funding Opportunities and Notices in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: Racial and Ethnic Categories and Definitions for NIH Diversity Programs and for Other Reporting Purposes NOT-OD-15-089. OD.

naphsis-web.sharepoint.com/about/Documents/Race_and_Ethnicity.pdf

and Budget (OMB), with the latest set based on a 1997 revision of a 1977 standard. The minimum race categories and the exact wording for the 1997 OMB standards for collecting data on race and ethnicity are: 1. American Indian or Alaska Native. 2. Asian. 3. Black or African American. 4. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific ...

www.ir.ufl.edu/OIRApps/ethnic_code_changes/info.html

In 1977, the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued Statistical Policy Directive Number 15, “Race and Ethnic Standards for Federal Statistics and Administrative Reporting.” In these standards, four racial categories were established: 1) American Indian or Alaskan Native, 2) Asian or Pacific Islander, ...

www.pewsocialtrends.org/interactives/multiracial-timeline

Jun 10, 2015 ... E xplore the different race, ethnicity and origin categories used in the U.S. decennial census, from the first one in 1790 to the latest count in 2010. The category names often changed in a reflection of current politics, science and public attitudes. For example, “colored” became “black,” with “Negro” and ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2015/06/12/the-changing-categories-the-u-s-has-used-to-measure-race

Jun 12, 2015 ... The varying ways in which the U.S. government has counted Americans over time offer a glimpse into the country's past, from the days of slavery to the waves of immigrants who arrived on its shores over the centuries. Racial categories, which have been included on every U.S. census since the first one in ...

www.aacrao.org/resources/compliance/ipeds-reporting/definitions-for-new-race-and-ethnicity-categories

Race/ethnicity (new definition). Categories developed in 1997 by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) that are used to describe groups to which individuals belong, identify with, or belong in the eyes of the community. The categories do not denote scientific definitions of anthropological origins. The designations are ...