• Corpus ID: 22263982

Using NAPIIA to improve the accuracy of Asian race codes in registry data.

@article{Hsieh2011UsingNT,
  title={Using NAPIIA to improve the accuracy of Asian race codes in registry data.},
  author={Mei-Chin Hsieh and Lisa A Pareti and Vivien W. Chen},
  journal={Journal of registry management},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          190-5
        }
}
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