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HISP
Hispanic origin or descent

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Description

HISP reports whether the respondent is of Hispanic origin or descent.

Users who want a historically-compatible ethnicity variable should use ETHNIC2. Hispanic respondents are coded as "some other race" in ETHNIC2.

Comparability

This variable is comparable across years.

Universe

  • us1993a: Persons age 18 and older.
  • All persons.

Availability

  • 1993, 1995, 1998, 2003-2012

Flags

This variable has no flags.