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The Validity of Race and Hispanic-origin Reporting on Death Certificates in the United States: An Update

Description
Results of an evaluation study showing a high rate of misclassification of race and ethnicity on death certificates for the American Indian or Alaska Native population from 1999 to 2011, but not for the Hispanic or Asian and Pacific Islander populations. Features statistics with breakdowns by race and ethnicity, geographic region, and urban or rural status.
Author(s)
Elizabeth Arias, Melonie Heron
Date
08/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Asian · Black or African American · Health disparities · Hispanic or Latino · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · White