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A code indicating that the beneficiary’s ethnicity is Hispanic, Latino/a, or Spanish; most recent in the calendar and the two prior years.
If state had beneficiaries coded in their database as “Hispanic” or “Latino,” then it was coded in T-MSIS as “Hispanic or Latino, Subcategory Unknown” (value= 5).
SOURCE: T-MSIS Annual Demographic and Eligibility TAF
|0||Not of Hispanic, or Latino/a, or Spanish origin|
|1||Mexican, Mexican American, Chicano/a|
|4||Another Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin|
|5||Hispanic or Latino, Subcategory Unknown|
|Null/missing||source value is missing or unknown|