3230.0: Monday, November 13, 2000: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

Race/ethnicity and the Year 2000 census: implications for public health data (part 2)

New racial/ethnic categories will be used in the Year 2000 census and individuals will also have, for the first time, the option of checking multiple categories. These changes have important implications for public health, in relation to conceptualization of "race/ethnicity" and also potential mismatch between relevant "numerators" (e.g., from
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Presider(s):Nancy Krieger, PhD
Catherine Cubbin, PhD
4:30 PMImplications for Hispanic/Latino populations in the US
Hortensia Amaro, PhD
4:45 PMThe Quality of Public Health Data for African Americans
David R Williams, PhD MPH
5:00 PMImplications for Asian and Pacific Islander American populations in the US
Tessie Guillermo, Shobha Srinivasan, PhD
5:15 PMImplications for formulation of racial/ethnic identity and immigrant populations in the US
Mary Waters, PhD
5:30 PMImplications for American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian populations in the US
Linda Burhansstipanov, MSPH, DrPH, CHES
5:45 PMQuestions
5:55 PMConcluding Remarks
Sponsor:Spirit of 1848 Caucus
Cosponsors:; Asian Pacific Islander Caucus of APHA; Black Caucus of Health Workers; Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community Health Workers SPIG; Environment; Epidemiology; Food and Nutrition; Forum on Bioethics; Health Administration; Health Equity and Public Hospitals Caucus; Labor Caucus; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Caucus of Public Health Workers; Maternal and Child Health; Occupational Health and Safety; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Student Caucus; Social Work; Socialist Caucus; Statistics

The 128th Annual Meeting of APHA