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ACF-801 Online Help - Element 19

Published: September 19, 2012
Categories:
Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) Reporting
Topics:
ACF-801
Element #19
AMERICAN INDIAN OR ALASKAN NATIVE (RACE)

Definition: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North and South America (including Central America), and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment.

Data Standards:

Missing

Before FY 2003: Phased-in requirement.

(See Internal Consistency Standard.)

Effective FY 2003: Always required.

Out of Range

0 - 1:
0 = No;
1 = Yes.

Internal Inconsistency

Before FY 2000: At least one of Elements 18 through 23 must be answered "Yes" (equal to 1).

FY 2000 and after: At least one of Elements 19 through 23 must be answered “Yes” (equal to 1).

Field Size: 1

Format: Number

Guidance: Enter the one digit code indicating whether the child's race is American Indian or Alaskan Native

Note that a zero is used for a specific reason; for “unknown/not reported” use a blank or space.