Preference of black Americans on labelling themselves 2013

Black Americans: Which term do you prefer "African-American" or "black," or does it not matter to you either way?

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Source

Release date

July 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 13-July 5, 2013

Number of respondents

1,010 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Non-Hispanic black Americans

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The source phrase the question as follows: "Some people say the term 'African-American' should be used instead of the word 'black.' Which term do you prefer -- 'African-American' or 'black,' or does it not matter to you either way?"

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