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  • hispanic or latino ethnicity. this category refers to people who identified themselves as mexican, puerto rican, cuban, central or south american, or of other hispanic or latino ethnicity or descent. people of hispanic or latino ethnicity may be of any race; thus, they are included in the white, black or african american, and asian population groups. bls.gov

  • sinclair & hammondexternal icon investigated how well adults could comprehend food labels. they found that although people self-report high levels of understanding, their actual comprehension of food label information is much lower. comprehension was lowest among most disadvantaged socioeconomic groups. higher education and income, and white ethnicity positively correlated with correctly answering questions pertaining to percentage of daily nutritional value of food products. cdc.gov

  • the quarterly workforce indicators (qwi) are a set of economic indicators including employment, job creation, earnings, and other measures of employment flows. the qwi are reported based on detailed firm characteristics (geography, industry, age, size) and worker demographics information (sex, age, education, race, ethnicity) and are available tabulated to national*, state, metropolitan/micropolitan areas, county, and workforce investment board (wib) areas. census.gov

  • note: current statistical data on the sensitive subject of ethnicity in afghanistan are not available, and ethnicity data from small samples of respondents to opinion polls are not a reliable alternative; afghanistan's 2004 constitution recognizes 14 ethnic groups: pashtun, tajik, hazara, uzbek, baloch, turkmen, nuristani, pamiri, arab, gujar, brahui, qizilbash, aimaq, and pashai cia.gov

  • your risk for developing type 2 diabetes can vary by ethnicity. in the united states, people who are african-american, alaska natives, american indian, asian-american, hispanic or latino, native hawaiian, or pacific islanders have a higher risk of developing it than people of non-hispanic white ethnicity. ethnicity can also affect how weight increases your risk of having type 2 diabetes. while having a bmi of 25 and higher is a risk factor for most ethnic groups, a bmi of 23 and higher for asian-americans and 26 or higher for pacific islanders can put one at higher risk. (12) everydayhealth.com

  • generally, the factions break down according to religion and ethnicity. while the taliban is made up mostly sunni muslim pashtuns (also referred to as pathans), the northern alliance includes tajiks, hazara, uzbeks, and turkmen. the hazara, and some other smaller ethnic groups, are shiites. the ismaili community, which suffered in taliban-occupied areas, also supports the northern alliance. factmonster.com

  • race/ethnicity: race and/or ethnicity data available for each patient entered into the system. race and ethnicity are self-identified and are collected as two separate variables. race categories are: 1 = american indian; 2 = asian/pacific islander; 3= black; 4 = white; 8 = other; 9 = unknown. ethnicity categories are: 1 = hispanic; 2 = non-hispanic; and 9 = unknown. hhs.gov

  • the u.s. census bureau, as part of their current population survey, regularly tracks household income data. the following table shows the median income for households in the united states for 2018, the most recent year on record. data is broken down by race, age, ethnicity, and the composition of the households. infoplease.com

  • the following is a guest blog post by liaison specialist owen rogers about the november 11, 2020 completion and programing surrounding the national native american veterans memorial.  american indians and alaska natives comprise less than 1% of the united states population. they boast a higher percentage of veterans than any other ethnicity and a tradition of […] loc.gov

  • due to risk factors with leaving the relationship, survivors may mask abuse they are enduring, according to a national domestic violence hotline survey report. though domestic abuse does not discriminate — it can impact those of any socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, culture or age — the abuse typically goes unreported among those with higher socioeconomic status because there is potentially more to lose, says morse. mayoclinic.org

  • "we think that the differences are mainly due to biologic differences in vitamin d metabolism between race [and] ethnicity groups. however, future studies are needed to more carefully examine these potential differences," said study author cassianne robinson-cohen, of the university of washington, in seattle. "our results suggest that we should use caution in extrapolating results from studies conducted in european americans to all race [and] ethnicity groups." medicinenet.com

  • genetic ancestry testing has a number of limitations. test providers compare individuals' test results to different databases of previous tests, so ethnicity estimates may not be consistent from one provider to another. also, because most human populations have migrated many times throughout their history and mixed with nearby groups, ethnicity estimates based on genetic testing may differ from an individual's expectations. in ethnic groups with a smaller range of genetic variation due to the group's size and history, most members share many snps, and it may be difficult to distinguish people who have a relatively recent common ancestor, such as fourth cousins, from the group as a whole. medlineplus.gov

  • uterine corpus cancer incidence rates have been projected to increase, a prediction often attributed to the obesity epidemic. however, correct estimation of these rates requires accounting for hysterectomy prevalence, which varies by race, ethnicity, and region. here, we evaluated recent trends in hysterectomy-corrected rates by race and ethnicity and histologic subtype and estimated differences in relative survival by race and ethnicity, subtype, and stage. medpagetoday.com

  • narrow angles are not present in young people. as people age, the lens of the eye continues to grow. in some but not all people, this growth pushes the iris forward, narrowing the angle. risk factors for developing narrow angles include family history, advanced age, and ethnicity; risk is higher among people of asian and inuit ethnicity and lower among people of european and african ethnicity. merckmanuals.com

  • facts relating to the actual life of people are found here. so we have birth and death rates, marriage and divorce rates, single parents, one-person households and teenage pregnancies, size of households and elderly institutions, ethnicity and chinese population - just about every stat you always wanted to know! what is the average age of women when they first get married? how happy are they when compared to their mothers? what is the gender development index in different countries? what will the population be in 2020? don't miss this category even if you didn't come searching for it specifically. nationmaster.com

  • clinicaltrials.gov was queried by the following search parameters: terms: “cancer”; study type: “all studies”; status: excluded “not yet recruiting”; phase: phase 3; and study results: “with results.” of 1239 identified trials, 168 addressed a therapeutic intervention with exclusive us enrollment. the clinicaltrials.gov database and manuscript publications were reviewed for race and ethnicity reporting. race and ethnicity were self-reported, with exclusion of multiple or unknown race. all current us cooperative groups (southwest oncology group, eastern cooperative oncology group–american college of radiology imaging network, nrg oncology, alliance, and children’s oncology group) were represented in this dataset. incidence of race and ethnicity in the us cancer population was estimated using the “race recode” and “origin recode” of the surveillance, epidemiology, and end results (seer) database, extracted in 5-year increments with race and ethnicity considered separately. nih.gov