Race is analyzed with Spanish/Hispanic Origin (NAACCR Item #190). Both items must be recorded. All tumors for the same patient should have the same race code.
- Codes 08-13 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1988.
- Code 14 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1994.
- Codes 15 was changed from 09 and split into 16 and 17 in 2010; converted cases are likely to appear as 15.
- Codes 20-97 became effective with diagnoses on or after January 1, 1991. SEER participants in San Francisco, San Jose,Monterey, and Los Angeles are permitted to use codes 14 and 20-97 for cases diagnosed after January 1, 1987.
Note: Beginning in 2001 cancer registries recorded multiple race codes, as many as five. These additional race codes are infrequently reported and are not provided as part of this file.
|3||American Indian, Aleutian, or Eskimo|
|13||Kampuchean (including Khmer and Cambodian)|
|15||Asian Indian or Pakistani, NOS (formerly code 09)|
|96||Other Asian, including Asian, NOS and Oriental, NOS|
|97||Pacific Islander, NOS|