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Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Tree Number(s)
M01.270.906.750
M01.270.968.750
M01.686.477.625.594.625
M01.686.493.500.800.500
Unique ID
D044468
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044468
Scope Note
A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands (https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/1997/10/30/97-28653/revisions-to-the-standards-for-the-classification-of-federal-data-on-race-and-ethnicity). In the United States it is used for classification of federal government data on race and ethnicity. Race and ethnicity terms are self-identified social construct and may include terms outdated and offensive in MeSH to assist users who are interested in retrieving comprehensive search results for studies such as in longitudinal studies.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)
Native Hawaiians
Pacific Island Americans
Pacific Islander Americans
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2022/07/21
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander Preferred
Pacific Islander Americans Narrower
Native Hawaiians Broader
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