NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Race’
Hispanic is not considered a race, because a person can be black and Hispanic, white and Hispanic, etc.
|Element Type||Coded Field – The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.|
Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Race’ element
|Black or African American||2|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||3|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||5|
|Other, Includes Multiracial||0|
Transactions containing ‘Race’
The value of this element is captured by the following transaction :
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Last Updated on May 6, 2023