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ETHNIC ORIGIN

Data Element: ETHNIC ORIGIN
Definition: Hispanic - A person of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race.

Not Hispanic - A person not covered by the above category.

Unknown - Any person whose ethnic origin is unknown should be included here.
Standard of Verification: Subject's self-report.
Data Type: A
Field Size: 1
Field Format: 1A
Originating Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
User Teams: Corrections, Courts and Law Enforcement
Tables / Codes: H - Hispanic
N - Not Hispanic
U - Unknown
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 2/87
DATE STANDARD REVISED: 2/91