F. Color (Indian [indigenous] only applies for people who live on reservations or Indigenous posts)
 24 white
 25 black
 26 yellow
 27 mixed [parda]
 28 Indian [indigenous]
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Question F - Color
The box referring to the color of the person being enumerated should be marked with an X. The color Yellow applies only to persons of the yellow ethnic race (Japanese, Chinese, etc. and their descendants). It does not apply to persons who have yellowish skin, such as those who suffer from malaria, hookworm disease, etc.
Only those aborigines who live in native villages or reservations [posto indígena] should be indicated as "Indian." For aborigines who live outside native villages or reservations [postos indígenas], Box Number 27 (Brown) should be marked. Those who declare themselves mulattos, civilized Indians and mixed white-and-Indian] [cabloclos], mixed black and Indian [cafuzos], etc. should also be indicated for Box 27 (Brown).
This variable identifies the racial group in which a person identified himself or herself. Determinations of race are based largely on appearance or ancestral place of origin.