Education And Debate

Style Matters: Ethnicity, race, and culture: guidelines for research, audit, and publication

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 27 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1094

The following guidelines on the use of ethnic, racial, and cultural descriptions in published research were produced with the help of Drs Kwame McKenzie and Natasha Crowcroft (see also editorial). We hope that authors will use them in describing patients individually and in groups and that both authors and readers will find them helpful

The terminology of race, ethnicity, and culture is likely to be the source of continuing debate and will change because of fashion and …

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