Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place: Residence Rules in the Decennial Census
Panel on Residence Rules in the Decennial Census, National Research Council, Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Academies Press, 17 Nov 2006 - 356 halaman
The usefulness of the U.S. decennial census depends critically on the accuracy with which individual people are counted in specific housing units, at precise geographic locations. The 2000 and other recent censuses have relied on a set of residence rules to craft instructions on the census questionnaire in order to guide respondents to identify their correct "usual residence." Determining the proper place to count such groups as college students, prisoners, and military personnel has always been complicated and controversial; major societal trends such as placement of children in shared custody arrangements and the prevalence of "snowbird" and "sunbird" populations who regularly move to favorable climates further make it difficult to specify ties to one household and one place. Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place reviews the evolution of current residence rules and the way residence concepts are presented to respondents. It proposes major changes to the basic approach of collecting residence information and suggests a program of research to improve the 2010 and future censuses.
Cobalah telusuri semua volume: tion
Hasil 1-0 dari 0
Apa yang dikatakan orang - Tulis resensi
Kami tak menemukan resensi di tempat biasanya.
Development and Interpretation
11 bagian lainnya tidak diperlihatkan
Edisi yang lain - Lihat semua
addition American answer approach areas asked basic Census Bureau Census Day Center changes Chapter collection college students communities complete concept conducted consider correctional count coverage custody decennial census defined definition Department determine direct discuss District effects elsewhere enumeration estimates Evaluation example facilities federal follow follow-up foster further group quarters homeless hospital household housing housing units important individual institution instructions interviews issues living major military months noted Office operations overseas panel parents particular percent period person personnel plans population principles prison problems question questionnaire Recommendation records require residence rules respondents sample seasonal separate situations specific standard Statistics stay suggest survey term tion types U.S. Census Bureau United University usual residence Washington workers