Dataset: The Health of Houston Survey 2010

Variable asiaetha: Asian ancestry or origin [S]

PreQuestion Text

Please tell me which one or more of the following you would use to describe yourself. Would you describe yourself as Asian, Black or African American, White, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or other Pacific Islander?

Literal Question

The variable was created from multiple survey questions, specifically A3. and A4.

Descriptive Text

The variable was recoded to seven general categories of Asian ethnicity or origin. The universe for this variable includes all Asian respondents age 18 and older.

Values Categories N NW
1 Vietnamese 331 58,891.2
2 Chinese 191 27,341.8
3 Indian 44 18,375.6
4 Other East Asian 45 4,692.7
5 Other South Asian 78 30,813.6
6 Other Asian, Not Otherwise Specified 32 19,573.2
7 Multiple Asian ancestry 9 2,935.2
0 NIU - not Asian or under age 18 5764 3,923,265.7

Summary Statistics

Valid cases 730 162623.345
Missing cases 5764 3923265.655
This variable is numeric


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