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Descriptor English: African Americans
Descriptor Spanish: Afroamericanos
Descriptor afroamericanos
Entry term(s) afroamericano
Scope note: Personas que viven en los Estados Unidos que tienen orígenes en cualquiera de los grupos de negros de África.
Descriptor Portuguese: Afro-Americanos
Descriptor French: Afro-Américains
Entry term(s): African American
African-American
African-Americans
Afro American
Afro Americans
Afro-American
Afro-Americans
American, African
Tree number(s): M01.270.500
M01.686.508.100.100
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001741
Scope note: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
EH ethnology
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Public MeSH Note: 2004; see BLACKS 1976-2003; see NEGROES 1963-75
History Note: 2004(1963)
DeCS ID: 1766
Unique ID: D001741
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1976/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2020/01/14
African Americans - Preferred
Concept UI M0002626
Scope note Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the black groups of Africa.
Preferred term African Americans
Entry term(s) African American
African-American
African-Americans
Afro American
Afro Americans
Afro-American
Afro-Americans
American, African



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