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Hispanic or Latino MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Hispanic or Latino
Tree Number(s)
M01.686.754.441
Unique ID
D006630
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006630
Annotation
does not include Brazilian Americans ( = UNITED STATES + BRAZIL /‌ethnol) nor Portuguese Americans ( = UNITED STATES + PORTUGAL /‌ethnol); despite entry terms, specify PUERTO RICO /‌ethnol, CUBA /‌ethnol or other Hispanic country with /‌ethnol when pertinent; MEXICAN AMERICANS is available
Scope Note
A person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture or origin, regardless of race. The term, "Spanish origin," can be used in addition to "Hispanic or Latino."
Entry Term(s)
Cuban Americans
Hispanic Americans
Hispanics
Latinas
Latinos
Puerto Ricans
Spanish Americans
Spanish Origin
Previous Indexing
Ethnic Groups (1968-1977)
Mexico (1966-1977)
Puerto Rico (1966-1977)
United States (1966-1977)
specific state (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
2022; see HISPANIC AMERICANS 1978-2021
History Note
2022(1978)
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/01
Revision Date
2021/08/06
Hispanic or Latino Preferred
Hispanics Broader
Puerto Ricans Narrower
Latinos Related
Cuban Americans Narrower
Hispanic Americans Related
Latinas Related
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