Race, Ethnicity, and Language Data: Standardization for Health Care Quality Improvement

Table 3-4 Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Population Distribution by Race for the United States: 2000

Race Hispanic or Latino
Ethnicity (%)
Not Hispanic or
Latino Ethnicity (%)
One race    
White 47.9 79.1
Black or African American 2.0 13.8
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2 0.8
Asian 0.3 4.1
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (NHOPI) 0.1 0.1
Some other race 42.2 0.2
Two or more races 6.3 1.9

Source: Grieco and Cassidy, 2001.

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Page last reviewed October 2014
Internet Citation: Table 3-4 Hispanic and Non-Hispanic Population Distribution by Race for the United States: 2000. October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/iomracereport/reldata3tab3-4.html