self-identify


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self-identify

(sĕlf′ī-dĕn′tə-fī′)
intr.v. self-identi·fied, self-identi·fying, self-identi·fies
To believe or assert that one belongs to a certain group or class: people who self-identify as conservative.

self′-i·den′ti·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
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FDA reiterates such consequences for failing to self-identify as part of the draft Guidance Document, stating that misbranded products will be subject to seizure if shipped in interstate commerce or imported into the U.
In 2001, the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA) conducted a survey of family caregivers who actually self-identify with the term "family caregiver.
Hypothesis three predicted that Caucasian Americans would self-identify more with their political ideals and nationality than would African Americans.
For results based on the sample of 691 registered voters who self-identify as liberal, the maximum margin of sampling error is 4 percentage points.
People who do not self-identify as Indian eventually will work themselves out of being Indian under C-31 legislation, but many others will not have any choice as that is what C-31 is designed to do--eliminate all Indians.
Women who self-identify as lesbian represent a significant and invisible minority (Fassinger, 1991); current estimates suggest that as much as 3.
9% genetically the same" and "there is no biological basis for precise racial categorizations" understood by individuals who self-identify as members of particular racial, ethnic, or socioeconomic groups?
Taylor, who claims that Americans will never give up on their luxuries even though most self-identify as environmentalists, is right to point out that sales of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) are "hotter than July.
Surveys were sent to over 60 organizations asking them to self-identify as Environmental Information Providers or Environmental Education Information Providers.
A worker is forced to self-identify as a dissenter from the union's politics and thus to be exposed to the various devices of persuasion that unions apply to dissenters.
However, it is unknown whether these safer sex practices and norms have been adopted by men who have sex with men but conceal their sexual orientations or do not self-identify as homosexual or bisexual (2-7).
A recent study looked at women attending the College of William and Mary and asked them to self-identify as vegetarian (vegan, lacto-vegetarian, lacto-ovo vegetarian), pesco-vegetarian (eats fish), semi-vegetarian (does not eat red meat), flexitarian (eats chicken and fish, occasionally eats red meat), or non-vegetarian.