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White People MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
White People
Tree Number(s)
M01.686.877
Unique ID
D044465
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044465
Annotation
specify geographic location if relevant
Scope Note
Persons having origins in any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa. Note that OMB category WHITE 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Race and ethnicity terms, as used in the federal government, are self-identified social construct and may include terms outdated and offensive in MeSH to assist users who are interested in retrieving comprehensive search results for studies such as in longitudinal studies.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)
Caucasian Race
Caucasoid Race
European Continental Ancestry Group
White Person
Public MeSH Note
2023; see CAUCASIAN RACE 1963-1977, WHITES 1978-2003, CAUCASOID RACE 1978-2003, EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, WHTIES 2022
History Note
2023; use CAUCASIAN RACE 1963-1977, WHITES 1978-2003, CAUCASOID RACE 1978-2003, EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP 2004-2021, WHTIES 2022
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/14
Revision Date
2022/07/14
White People Preferred
European Continental Ancestry Group Related
Caucasoid Race Narrower
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