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Black People MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Black People
Tree Number(s)
M01.686.372
Unique ID
D044383
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044383
Annotation
specify geographic location if pertinent. BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN is available for the United States population groups
Scope Note
Persons having origins in any of the black racial groups of AFRICA. Note that OMB category BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN is available for the United States population groups. Race and ethnicity terms, as used in the federal government, are self-identified social construct and may include terms outdated and offensive in MeSH to assist users who are interested in retrieving comprehensive search results for studies such as in longitudinal studies.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)
African Continental Ancestry Group
Black Person
Negroid Race
Public MeSH Note
2023; see AFRICAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, see BLACKS 2022
History Note
2023; use AFRICAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, use BLACKS 2022
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/14
Revision Date
2022/07/14
Black People Preferred
Negroid Race Related
African Continental Ancestry Group Related
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