Table 1

New categories of race/ethnicity established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services [11]

Race

Ethnicity


• White

• Not of Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish origin

• Black or African American

• Hispanic Mexican, Mexican American, or Chicano/a

• American Indian or Alaska Native

• Hispanic Puerto Rican

• Asian Indian

• Hispanic Cuban

• Chinese

• Other Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin

• Filipino

• Japanese

• Korean

• Vietnamese

• Other Asian

• Native Hawaiian

• Guamanian or Chamorro

• Samoan

• Other Pacific Islander


Katzmarzyk and Staiano BMC Medicine 2012 10:42   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-42

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