The Social and Economic Status of the Black Population in the United States, 1790-1978: An Historical View

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1979 - 271 halaman

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Halaman 100 - A group of two or more persons living together and related by blood, marriage, or adoption; or two or more single persons not related by blood, marriage, or adoption who are living together in a single housekeeping unit.
Halaman 254 - SMSA is a county or group of contiguous counties which contains at least one city of 50,000 inhabitants or more, or "twin cities" with a combined population of at least 50,000. In addition to the county, or counties, containing such a city or cities, contiguous counties are included in an SMSA if, according to certain criteria, they are essentially metropolitan in character and are socially and economically integrated with the central city.
Halaman 255 - Also included as unemployed are those who did not work at all during the survey week and — a. Were waiting to be called back to a job from which they had been laid off; or b.
Halaman 254 - Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Halaman 257 - family," as used in this report, refers to a group of two or more persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such persons are considered as members of the same family.
Halaman 260 - The estimating procedure used in this survey involved the inflation of the weighted sample results to independent estimates of the civilian noninstitutional population of the United States by age, race, and sex. These independent estimates were based on statistics from the 1970 Census of Population; statistics of births, deaths, immigration and emigration; and statistics on the strength of the Armed Forces.
Halaman 255 - ... unable to work because of long-term physical or mental illness; persons who are retired or too old to work, seasonal workers for whom the survey week fell in an off season, and the voluntarily idle. Persons doing only unpaid family work (less than 15 hours) are also classified as not in the labor force.
Halaman 260 - Since the estimates are based on a sample, they may differ somewhat from the figures that would have been obtained if a complete census had been taken using the same schedules, instructions and enumerators.
Halaman 260 - Nonsampling variability. Nonsampling errors can be attributed to many sources, eg, inability to obtain information about all cases in the sample, definitional difficulties, differences in the interpretation of questions, inability or unwillingness...
Halaman 255 - Employed persons comprise (1) all civilians who, during the specified week, did any work at all as paid employees or in their own business or profession, or on their own farm, or who worked 15 hours or more as unpaid workers on a farm or in a business operated by a member of the family...

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