Federal Data Collection: Agencies' Use of Consistent Race and Ethnic Definitions.
GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC GENERAL GOVERNMENT DIV
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This report concerns federal agencies definitions of race and ethnicity as applied to data collection and, if noted, determine causes for inconsistent reporting of such data. It concerns the comparability of data that agencies collect because it was found that the Justice Department did not use common definitions of race and ethnicity in their reporting of the population at various stages of the criminal justice system.
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