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Does "race" as self-identified by patients meaningfully correlate with DNA?

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Ask participants to self-identify "race" as they would be asked on many organizational forms, such as employment, school, and insurance forms.

Examine if DNA of participants correlates with their self-identified "race."

My theory is "race" is a meaningless categorization of most people, but nevertheless people often use social categories without significant correlation with DNA. If true, then the All Of Us data could... more »


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