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Old 04-29-2005, 11:30 AM   #9
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According to the US government there are 5 main races:

American Indian or Alaskan Indian
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

and 2 main ethnicities:

Non Hispanic/Latino

The ethnicity question should always be asked first, then the race question.

(I work in public health, and have to deal with this stuff ALL the time.)
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