A test of methods for collecting racial and ethnic information.
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Published by United States Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Ethnology -- United States -- Methodology,
  • Ethnic groups -- United States -- Classification,
  • Minorities -- United States -- Classification,
  • Race -- Government policy -- United States,
  • United States -- Census -- Methodology

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCPS supplement for testing methods of collecting racial and ethnic information, May 1995., News, a test of methods for collecting racial and ethnic information.
SeriesNews / Bureau of Labor Statistics
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Physical Object
Pagination[1], 13 p. ;
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17460354M

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