How do you ask about ethnicity on a survey?
First ask, “Are you of Hispanic, Latino, or of Spanish origin?” (ethnicity), followed by a race identification question like, “How would you describe yourself?” The first question can be a simple Yes/No radio button; the second should include these commonly accepted options: American Indian or Alaska Native.
What is the proper way to ask gender on a survey?
When asking about sex as a category, words like male, female and intersex should be used. Gender identity refers to the internal/psychological sense of self, regardless of what sex a person was assigned at birth. When asking about gender as a category, words like woman, man, and trans* should be used.
What ethnicities should be in a survey?
- Hispanic or Latino.
- Black or African American.
- Native American or American Indian.
- Asian / Pacific Islander.
How do you ask someone their ethnicity?
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- Ask yourself why you need to know.
- Understand that you have no right to know.
- Do not open a conversation with this question.
- Think about your relationship to the person you’re asking.
- If you need to ask, make it about your own ignorance.
- Be willing to answer every question you ask.