Description of Data Element 01494





NAME:         Black or African American                                         



NUMBER:       01494                                                             



FILES/TABLES: ADM   EMPL  HTD   LAP   RET   SDCF  SFA   TEF                     



INTENT:                                                                         
   EOP/EEO Compliance                                                           
   Salary Studies                                                               
   Student Reporting                                                            
   Legislative Reporting                                                        



DEFINITION:                                                                     
   A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of                 
   Africa. Terms such as "Haitian" or "Negro" can be used in                    
   addition to "Black or African American."                                     



EDIT:                                                                           
   DIAGNOSTIC MESSAGE                                     ERROR LEVEL           
   MISSING OR INVALID                                     CRITICAL              
        ADM     HTD     LAP     SDCF    SFA     TEF                             
   FREQUENCY COUNTS WILL BE PERFORMED ON                  FREQUENCY             
        ADM     HTD     LAP     SDCF    SFA     TEF                             



TABLE VALUES:                                                                   
   Y              Black or African American                                     
   N              Not Black or African American                                 



SOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:                                                          
   SUS/NATIONAL CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL STATISTICS (NCES)                        



DATABASE INFORMATION:                                                           
   PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: X(1)                                                   
   COLUMN NAME:          BLACK_AFRICAN_AM                                       
   SHORT NAME:           BLACK                                                  



CREATE-CHANGE DATE:  04/30/08                                                   



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