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Table 4 Race and ethnicity (Form 41 imputed) of WHI Extension Study Participants in 2019 compared with the US Census 2019 population estimates for women

From: Taking action to advance the study of race and ethnicity: the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)

US 20194 Ethnicity Race  
  Spanish/ Hispanic/ Latino Black/African American American Indian/Alaska Native Asian Pacific Islander White Two or more races   
Total, % 8.4% 9.7% 0.7% 4.6% 0.1% 84.0% 0.9%   
Age, %
70 to 74 years 8.6% 10.2% 0.8% 4.9% 0.1% 83.0% 1.0%   
75 to 79 year 8.4% 9.7% 0.7% 4.5% 0.1% 84.1% 0.9%   
80 to 84 years 8.6% 9.6% 0.6% 4.5% 0.1% 84.3% 0.8%   
85 and over 7.7% 8.7% 0.5% 4.4% 0.1% 85.6% 0.7%   
WHI 2019 Ethnicity1 Race  
N = 67,140 Spanish/ Hispanic/ Latino Black/African American American Indian/Alaska Native Asian2 Pacific Islander3 White Unknown Some Other Race Two or more races
Total, N (%) 2302 (3.4%) 4247 (6.3%) 150 (0.2%) 1394 (2.1%) 49 (0.1%) 59,819 (89.1%) 284 (0.4%) 362 (0.5%) 835 (1.2%)
Age, %
70 to 74 years 244 (6.6%) 396 (10.6%) 18 (0.5%) 130 (3.5%) 9 (0.2%) 3028 (81.3%) 31 (0.8%) 50 (1.3%) 64 (1.7%)
75 to 79 year 733 (4.3%) 1278 (7.5%) 55 (0.3%) 376 (2.2%) 15 (0.1%) 14,929 (87.2%) 97 (0.6%) 115 (0.7%) 253 (1.5%)
80 to 84 years 660 (3.3%) 1303 (6.5%) 42 (0.2%) 375 (1.9%) 14 (0.1%) 17,914 (89.2%) 82 (0.4%) 99 (0.5%) 259 (1.3%)
85 to 89 years 426 (2.8%) 808 (5.3%) 21 (0.1%) 310 (2.0%) 8 (0.1%) 13,852 (90.6%) 55 (0.4%) 60 (0.4%) 168 (1.1%)
90 to 94 years 198 (2.3%) 375 (4.4%) 10 (0.1%) 158 (1.8%) 3 (0.0%) 7936 (92.2%) 16 (0.2%) 39 (0.3%) 77 (0.9%)
Over 95 years 41 (1.8%) 87 (3.8%) 4 (0.2%) 45 (1.9%) 0 2160 (93.0%) 3 (0.1%) 9 (0.4%) 14 (0.6%)
  1. 1. Includes Puerto Rican, Mexican, Mexican American, or Chicano, Cuban and other Spanish/Hispanic/Latino
  2. 2. Includes Asian Indian or Chinese or Filipino or Japanese or Korean or Vietnamese or Other Asian
  3. 3. Includes Native Hawaiian or Guamanian/Chamorro or Samoan or Other Pacific Islander
  4. 4. Source: US Census Bureau, Population Division. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin for the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019 (NC- EST2019-ASR6H