The phrase 'Race/Ethnicity' or "Race/Ethnic Origin" is used throughout various data reporting. It just looks so odd with a '/' slash. Any alternatives? Here are a few examples of the slash in 'real life'
closed as off topic by Patrick McElhaney Dec 5 '11 at 21:28
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Trying to be clever can sometimes be confusing.
If people are conditioned to see race, why break the convention?
Deferring to the Census Bureau, and how they present race:
Ethnicity is the proper term. But, to be perfectly honest, many people don't know what 'Ethnicity' means. Race is a far more common (if less accurate) word used to describe this. Combining the two words reaches the broadest audience, despite it's clunky nature.