ETHNIC GROUP

A type of CHARACTERISTIC.

The ethnicity of a PERSON, as specified by the PERSON. The classification was used in the 1991 census, and will exist in parallel with ETHNIC CATEGORY for some time.

Note: ETHNIC CATEGORY should be used when classifying people from 01/04/2001 and in the NHS-wide Clearing Service data flows.

National Codes:

0 White
1 Black - Caribbean
2 Black - African
3 Black - Other
4 Indian
5 Pakistani
6 Bangladeshi
7 Chinese
8 Any other ethnic group
 

This class is also known by these names:

Context Alias
plural ETHNIC GROUPS