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White MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
White
Tree Number(s)
M01.686.477.625.594.812
M01.686.877.500
Unique ID
D000095223
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000095223
Scope Note
A person having origins in any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/1997/10/30/97-28653/revisions-to-the-standards-for-the classification-of-federal-data-on-race-and-ethnicity). In the United States it is used for classification of federal government data on race and ethnicity. Race and ethnicity terms are self-identified social construct and may include terms outdated and offensive in MeSH to assist users who are interested in retrieving comprehensive search results for studies such as in longitudinal studies.
Entry Term(s)
Whites
Public MeSH Note
2023; see CAUCASIAN RACE 1963-1977, WHITES 1978-2003, CAUCASOID RACE 1978-2003, EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, WHITES 2022
History Note
2023; use CAUCASIAN RACE 1963-1977, WHITES 1978-2003, CAUCASOID RACE 1978-2003, EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, WHITES 2022
Date Established
2023/01/01
Date of Entry
2022/07/14
Revision Date
2022/12/07
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