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Variable Label: Racial term R prefers to be called


G1.

Now, I would like to ask you some general questions about racial issues. People use different words to refer to people whose original ancestors came from Africa. What word best describes what you like to be called?

1 BLACK

2 BLACK AMERICAN

3 NEGRO

4 AFRICAN-AMERICAN

5 AFRO-AMERICAN

6 COLORED

7 NIGGA

8 WEST INDIAN

9 HAITIAN

10 JAMAICAN

11 OTH: R NAME

12 OTH: HUMAN, PERSON

13 OTH: AFRICAN, BLK AFRICAN

14 OTH: AMERICAN

15 OTH: HISPANIC

16 OTH: PUERTO RICO

18 OTH: BROTHER, SISTER

20 OTH: MIXED

21 OTH: SPECIFIC CARIBBEAN COUNTRY NAMED

96 OTH: NO PREFERENCE

97 OTHER

ValueLabelFrequencyValid
Percent
Total
Percent
1BLACK205940.29%10.29%
2BLACK AMERICAN54410.65%02.72%
3NEGRO10302.02%00.51%
4AFRICAN-AMERICAN126424.74%06.32%
5AFRO-AMERICAN22604.42%01.13%
6COLORED6501.27%00.32%
7NIGGA500.10%00.02%
11OTH: R NAME7501.47%00.37%
12OTH: HUMAN, PERSON5801.14%00.29%
13OTH: AFRICAN, BLK AFRICAN4400.86%00.22%
14OTH: AMERICAN3300.65%00.16%
15OTH: HISPANIC2600.51%00.13%
18OTH: BROTHER, SISTER700.14%00.03%
20OTH: MIXED1200.23%00.06%
21OTH: SPECIFIC CARIBBEAN COUNTRY NAMED48409.47%02.42%
96OTH: NO PREFERENCE1600.31%00.08%
97OTHER8901.74%00.44%
-9REFUSED19-00.09%
-8DONT KNOW17-00.08%
.Missing14867-74.29%

Disclaimer: Frequencies displayed above are not weighted.

  • Missing Data Codes: -9 (Refused), -8 (Don't know), . (Missing)
  • Total Cases: 20013

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