Descriptor English: Asian Americans
Descriptor Spanish: Americanos Asiáticos
Descriptor americanos asiáticos
Entry term(s) americanos chinos
americanos coreanos
americanos de Hmong
americanos japoneses
Scope note: Personas que viven en los Estados Unidos que tienen orígenes en cualquiera de los pueblos originales del Lejano Oriente, Sudeste Asiático o en el subcontinente de la India.
Descriptor Portuguese: Americanos Asiáticos
Descriptor French: Américain origine asiatique
Entry term(s): American, Cambodian
American, Korean
American, Vietnamese
Americans, Asian
Americans, Cambodian
Americans, Chinese
Americans, Filipino
Americans, Hmong
Americans, Japanese
Americans, Korean
Americans, Vietnamese
Asian American
Asian Indian American
Asian Indian Americans
Cambodian American
Cambodian Americans
Chinese American
Chinese Americans
Filipino American
Filipino Americans
Hmong American
Hmong Americans
Indian American, Asian
Japanese American
Japanese Americans
Korean American
Korean Americans
Vietnamese American
Vietnamese Americans
Tree number(s): M01.270.937
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.
Annotation: despite entry terms, specify CHINA /ethnol, JAPAN /ethnol, KOREA /ethnol, or other Asian country with /ethnol when pertinent
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Ethnic Groups (1968-1974)
United States (1966-1980)
specific Asia heading (1966-1974) /ethnology (1975-1980)
specific state (1966-1980)
Public MeSH Note: 81
History Note: 81
DeCS ID: 23895
Unique ID: D001213
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Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1980/05/12
Revision Date: 2017/04/10
Asian Americans - Preferred
Concept UI M0001811
Scope note Persons living in the United States having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian subcontinent.
Preferred term Asian Americans
Entry term(s) Americans, Asian
Asian American
Japanese Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M0001813
Preferred term Japanese Americans
Entry term(s) Americans, Japanese
Japanese American
Chinese Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M0001812
Preferred term Chinese Americans
Entry term(s) Americans, Chinese
Chinese American
Vietnamese Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M000629760
Preferred term Vietnamese Americans
Entry term(s) American, Vietnamese
Americans, Vietnamese
Vietnamese American
Asian Indian Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M000629757
Preferred term Asian Indian Americans
Entry term(s) Asian Indian American
Indian American, Asian
Cambodian Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M000629758
Preferred term Cambodian Americans
Entry term(s) American, Cambodian
Americans, Cambodian
Cambodian American
Hmong Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M000629759
Preferred term Hmong Americans
Entry term(s) Americans, Hmong
Hmong American
Korean Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M0463817
Preferred term Korean Americans
Entry term(s) American, Korean
Americans, Korean
Korean American
Filipino Americans - Narrower
Concept UI M000617097
Preferred term Filipino Americans
Entry term(s) Americans, Filipino
Filipino American

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