As expected from the construction of the Census surname list
(Word et al.
The beneficiary's surname matched the Hispanic surname list
and the assigned percentage from the list was at least 70 percent.
Not surprisingly, Smith and Jones head the surname list
The London Road Cemetery is so large my initial searches didn't reveal the grave, but the surname list
from the survey showed up all the memorial stones with that name," said Geoff.
It seemed to me we ought to come up with at least a surname list
of people that died and were buried at the institution.
Voters were selected randomly from the registered voter lists and households were identified for contact using the Census Bureau Hispanic surname list
, and merged with third party data to secure telephone numbers.
Race/ethnicity data for each members' census block group (based on Esri's Updated Census Demographics dataset, 2010 [Esri 2012]) and members' last names (based on the 2000 Census Bureau surname list
There are also data bases that simply collect surnames, including the Roots Surname List
The subjects we identified as PCIS recipients were assigned a likely race/ethnicity according to a three-step sequential algorithm: (1) the 1990 Census Spanish Surname list
(SSL), (2) the MRC, and (3) geocoding.
We treat the combined results of the Census Bureau Spanish Surname List
and the Lauderdale-Kestenbaum Asian Surname List
as another diagnostic test with three possible outcomes (surname appears on Asian list regardless of appearance on Hispanic list, surname appears on Spanish but not Asian list, surname appears on neither surname list
The Spanish surname list
was first constructed in 1950 using Hispanic surnames found in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas (Perkins 1993).
A simpler approach is to assign Hispanic ethnicity using a surname list