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Descriptor in English: Asian Continental Ancestry Group
Descriptor in Spanish: Grupo de Ascendencia Continental Asiática
Descriptor in Portuguese: Grupo com Ancestrais do Continente Asiático
Descriptor in French: Population d'origine asiatique
Entry term(s): Asian
Asians
Asiatic Race
Asiatic Races
Burmese
Burmeses
Cambodian
Cambodians
Chinese
Japanese
Koreans
Mongoloid Race
Mongoloid Races
Race, Asiatic
Race, Mongoloid
Races, Asiatic
Races, Mongoloid
Thai
Thaus
Vietnamese
Vietnameses
Tree number(s): M01.686.508.200
Scope note: Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
Annotation: people of India are EUROPEAN CONTINENTAL ANCESTRY GROUP unless otherwise specified
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
ED education
EH ethnology
GE genetics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
History Note: 2004(1966)
DeCS UI: 38412
Descriptor UI: D044466
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Asian Continental Ancestry Group - Preferred
Concept UI M0445140
Scope note Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
Preferred term Asian Continental Ancestry Group
Burmese - Narrower
Concept UI M0568527
Preferred term Burmese
Entry term(s) Burmeses
Cambodians - Narrower
Concept UI M0568529
Preferred term Cambodians
Entry term(s) Cambodian
Vietnamese - Narrower
Concept UI M0568526
Preferred term Vietnamese
Entry term(s) Vietnameses
Japanese - Narrower
Concept UI M0450499
Preferred term Japanese
Koreans - Narrower
Concept UI M0450500
Preferred term Koreans
Mongoloid Race - Narrower
Concept UI M0014011
Scope note A major population group distinguished by classification according to physical features. This group centers around the Asian Pacific Ocean.
Preferred term Mongoloid Race
Entry term(s) Asiatic Race
Asiatic Races
Mongoloid Races
Race, Asiatic
Race, Mongoloid
Races, Asiatic
Races, Mongoloid
Thai - Narrower
Concept UI M0568528
Preferred term Thai
Entry term(s) Thaus
Asians - Narrower
Concept UI M0007879
Preferred term Asians
Entry term(s) Asian
Chinese - Narrower
Concept UI M0014012
Preferred term Chinese



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