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Census Sampling Confusion

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Author:Ivars Peterson - Science News Online
Description: To obtain a more accurate enumeration in the year 2000, the Census Bureau has proposed integrating the results of conventional counting techniques with the results of a large sample survey of the population, but others want to use the straight count (direct enumeration). The central issue is whether the proposed adjustments to the census take out more error than they put in...

Levels: High School (9-12), College
Languages: English
Resource Types: Articles
Math Topics: Statistics, Population

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