VAR0017: HEAD HOUSEHOLD:RACE
Text: RACE OF HEAD OF HOUSEHOLD?
Notes: THE RACE OF THE RESPONDENT WAS DETERMINED BY OBSERVATION AND IT WAS ASSUMED THAT THE RACE OF ALL RELATED PERSONS WAS THE SAME AS THE RESPONDENT UNLESS LEARNED OTHERWISE. THE RACE CATEGORIES WERE "WHITE", "NEGRO", OR "OTHER". IF THE APPROPRIATE CATEGORY COULD NOT BE MARKED BY OBSERVATION, THEN RACE WAS ASKED. PERSONS OF RACES OTHER THAN WHITE OR NEGRO, SUCH AS JAPANESE, CHINESE, AMERICAN INDIAN, KOREAN, HINDU, ESKIMO, ETC., WERE REPORTED AS "OTHER". MEXICANS WERE INCLUDED WITH "WHITE" UNLESS DEFINITELY KNOWN TO BE AMERICAN INDIAN OR OF OTHER NON-WHITE RACE.
Location: 37-37 (width: 1; decimal: 0) ()
Location: 35-35 (width: 1; decimal: 0) ()
(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 3
Source: This variable was taken from: Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I, 1971-1975: Medical History Questionnaire, Ages 1-11.
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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.