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Region refers to common geographical divisions of the world.
Global*

Industrialized democracies

Europe

European Union
Western Europe
Central Europe
Eastern Europe
Scandinavia
Southern Europe

Anglo America

Latin America

Central America
South America

Asia

Central Asia
East Asia
South Asia
Southeast Asia

Africa

South of the Sahara
West Africa
East Africa
Southern Africa
North Africa

Middle East

Oceania


*Use "Global" for broad cross-national analyses that span multiple regions. Choose either the broad boldface regions or the narrower unemphasized regions as appropriate to your manuscript.

If your manuscript does not pertain to particular regions of the world or the broad cross-national analysis, do not choose any of these terms.

Updated August 5, 2006