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Descriptor English: Ethnic Groups
Descriptor Spanish: Grupos Étnicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Grupos Étnicos
Descriptor French: Ethnies
Entry term(s): Ethnic Group
Ethnicity
Nationality
Tree number(s): M01.686.754
N01.224.317
SP3.001.004.100.010
SP3.001.005.030.050.010.030
SP3.061.124.100.020
SP8.473.981.832.862
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005006
Scope note: A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Annotation: do not confuse ethnicity with CONTINENTAL POPULATION GROUPS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Ethnology (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 68
History Note: 68
DeCS ID: 23904
Unique ID: D005006
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2019/07/05
Ethnic Groups - Preferred
Concept UI M0007876
Scope note A group of people with a common cultural heritage that sets them apart from others in a variety of social relationships.
Preferred term Ethnic Groups
Entry term(s) Ethnic Group
Ethnicity
Nationality - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0007877
Preferred term Nationality



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