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Table 2 Sample size of major ethnic groups in New Zealand by three classification methods (n = 10,525)

From: Ethnicity classification systems for public health surveys: experiences from HIV behavioural surveillance among men who have sex with men

  Prioritisation Single/Combination Total Response
n % n % n %
Asian 944 9.0 875a 8.3 1003 9.8
European (only)a 7867a 74.7 7867a 74.7 7867a 74.7
Māori 1058 10.1 538a 5.1 1058 10.1
Other 305 2.9 282a 2.7 325 3.1
Pacific 351 3.3 201a 1.9 424 4.0
European-Māori N/A   428 4.1 N/A  
European-Pacific N/A   111 1.1 N/A  
Other ≥2 combinations N/A   223 2.1 N/A  
  1. NB Percentages sum to more than 100% for Total Response as groups are not mutually exclusive
  2. N/A not applicable to that classification method
  3. aDenotes sole major ethnic group