TABLE 1

Institute of Medicine Recommended Variables for Standardized Collection of Race and Hispanic Ethnicity29

ConstructSample Measure
Hispanic ethnicityAre you Hispanic or Latino? yes/no
RaceWhat is your race? You may give more than one answer.
 a. White
 b. Black or African American
 c. American Indian or Native American
 d. Asian
 e. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
 f. Some other race