Data Dictionary: Census 1990
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Survey: Census 1990
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Table: P34. Ancestry - Second Ancestry [37]
Universe: Persons
Table Details
P34. Ancestry - Second Ancestry
Universe: Persons
Variable Label
P034_001
P034_002
P034_003
P034_004
P034_005
P034_006
P034_007
P034_008
P034_009
P034_010
P034_011
P034_012
P034_013
P034_014
P034_015
P034_016
P034_017
P034_018
P034_019
P034_020
P034_021
P034_022
P034_023
P034_024
P034_025
P034_026
P034_027
P034_028
P034_029
P034_030
P034_031
P034_032
P034_033
P034_034
P034_035
P034_036
P034_037
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer, U.S. Census Bureau; Census of Population and Housing, 1990: Summary Tape File 3 on CD-ROM [machine-readable data files] / prepared by the Bureau of the Census. Washington: The Bureau [producer and distributor], 1991.
 
Second Ancestry Reported
Includes the second response of all persons who reported a multiple ancestry. Thus, the count for "Danish" in this category includes all persons who reported Danish as the second response, regardless of the first response provided.

The Census Bureau identified hundreds of ethnic groups in the 1990 census. However, it was impossible to show information for every group in all census tabulations because of space constraints. Publications such as the 1990 CP-2, Social and Economic Characteristics and the 1990 CPH-3, Population and Housing Characteristics for Census Tracts and Block Numbering Areas reports show a limited number of groups based on the number reported and the advice received from experts. A more complete distribution of groups is presented in the 1990 Summary Tape File 4, supplementary reports, and a special subject report on ancestry. In addition, groups identified specifically in the questions on race and Hispanic origin (for example, Japanese, Laotian, Mexican, Cuban, and Spaniard), in general, are not shown separately in ancestry tabulations.