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California Counts, Report · January 2000

Check One or More … Mixed Race and Ethnicity in California

Sonya Tafoya

Examines the growing complexity of racial and ethnic identity in California from 1982 to 1997, paying particular attention to annual changes in the number of multiethnic births. The report serves as a timely precursor to the year 2000 census, which for the first time will allow respondents to select more than one race.