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Demography (1976) 13 (2): 235–249.
Published: 01 May 1976
...Ronald R. Rindfuss Abstract This paper begins by describing the procedure and data requirements for calculating annual fertility rates from census data on own children. Then, using data from the United States Censuses of 1960 and 1970, fully adjusted estimates are presented and compared...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 589–603.
Published: 01 August 2009
... for the censuses of 1850 through 1930 all employ the same basic design, with minor variations to accommodate differences in source materials and innovations in data-entry technology. 2. We reviewed 20 recent articles in Demography that used the 1850 1950 microdata for original analysis (the full set of references...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 February 1992
... for misreporting. Census data have played an important role in studies of the evolution of African-American family structure. Unfortunately, the quality of marital status data for blacks in early censuses is questionable. Census officials cautioned as early as 1904 that "no small number" of black women who were...
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Demography (1977) 14 (3): 311–331.
Published: 01 August 1977
.... Among the data sets constructed, samples of the enumerators' manuscripts were taken from the New York State census of 1865 (New York, 1867) and the U.S. census of 1900. These particular samples were used in this paper because both censuses asked a question on children ever born to adult women...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 447–458.
Published: 01 August 1973
... data on the number of children ever born, which is a simple measure of fer- tility and one that is "increasingly avail- able" (Shryock et al., 1971, p. 500). Be- cause it is based on censuses of the adult population, it circumvents the consider- able problems involved in the incom- pleteness of birth...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 February 1977
... of population during the last ten years, and almost every coun- try has plans to conduct such a census at some time during the next decade. The two exceptions are Iceland and Denmark, which are considering the use of Popu- lation Registers as a substitute for popu- lation censuses. Census data are almost always...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 247–257.
Published: 01 March 1964
... in the United States for a period of 120 years. The analysis in the present paper is restricted to census data for the period from 1910 to 1960, primarily because the desired data are either not available from earlier censuses, are not comparable with later data, or are of such questionable quality as to limit...
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Demography (1964) 1 (1): 42–55.
Published: 01 March 1964
... OF CLASSIFICATION ERRORS UPON STATISTICAL INFERENCE: A CASE ANALYSIS WITH CENSUS DATA* DONALD J. BOGUE AND EDMUND M. MURPHY University of Chicago RESUMEN La pregunta acerca de la exactitud de los datos ceneoles ha inquietado durante tiempo a los dem6grafos. En 1950 la Ojicina de Ceneos de los Estados Unidos llev6...
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Demography (1979) 16 (2): 279–288.
Published: 01 May 1979
..., the data for whites show remarkable correspondence; the tally for nonwhites developed from death records falls considerably short of the census count, indicating a greater overstatement of age in the latter source. 8 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1979 1979 Census Data Death...
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Demography (1975) 12 (2): 275–290.
Published: 01 May 1975
... of Boiuularu Changes Upon the Nativity Data In the presentation of data derived from the decennial population censuses the U. S. Bureau of the Census has utilized the categories of foreign-born for immigrants born in a foreign coun- try and of native-born of foreign parent- 281 age for the children...
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Demography (1990) 27 (1): 111–119.
Published: 01 February 1990
... based on census-derived migration data may merely be artifacts of the data. Migration data derived from censuses and surveys that obtain information on place of residence at a previous date are known to be less comprehensive in their coverage of move- ment than those based on records of all moves, which...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 753–758.
Published: 01 June 1967
... documents describing the data. Access Point Identification Register.- This will be a register of censuses, current programs, and special projects in process at Bureau of the Census. It will be main- tained in the Data Needs Clearinghouse for purposes of collating similar requests and insuring proper...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 February 1977
...Cynthia Murray Taeuber Summary I have raised a number of issues related to research using computerized data, which must be considered by supplying agencies, libraries, funding agencies, and researchers. Before the 1980 census data are released, researchers should suggest ways in which the data...
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Demography (1977) 14 (1): 121–129.
Published: 01 February 1977
... of Random-Rounding on User Aggregated Data . Ottawa : Statistics Canada, Census Division . DEMOGRAPHV@ Volume 14, Number 1 February 1977 FEATURE: NONPRINTED DATA FROM CENSUSES AND SURVEYS This section contains condensed oersions of four papers on improving the availability of nonprinted census...
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Demography (1966) 3 (2): 470–476.
Published: 01 June 1966
... 2.25 1.92 100 and over 3.47 1.82 11.60 10.36 Note: See text tor description of methodology for projected population and for 80urCes of data. Validity of Centenarian Data in 1960 Census 475 Table 1). Similarly, the number of cen- tenarians in the 1950 and 1940 censuses may be estimated by this method...
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Demography (1985) 22 (2): 289–308.
Published: 01 May 1985
... of the Census, Conference on Census Undercount: Proceedings of the 1980 Conference (pp. 164 – 180 ). Washington, D. C. : Government Printing Office . DEMOGRAPHY© Volume 22, Number2 May 1985 ESTIMATING CENSUS UNDERCOUNT FROM SCHOOL ENROLLMENT DATA: AN APPLICATION TO THE SOVIET CENSUSES OF 1959 AND 1970...
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Demography (2024) 61 (3): 627–642.
Published: 01 June 2024
... available demographic indicators that each have their own distribution of sampling errors, and this process reduces the accuracy of estimates ( Willyard et al. 2022 ). Robust and credible measures of vulnerability are needed ( Adger 2006 ). As a result, the U.S. Census Bureau has launched a new data product...
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Demography (1978) 15 (4): 509–521.
Published: 01 November 1978
... in regard to census coverage errors is examined. The Demeny-Shorter method is found difficult to apply directly, so a method based on the same idea as the Demeny-Shorter method but utilizing age data from three, instead of two, successive censuses is presented and discussed as a possible alternative...
Published: 01 April 2024
Fig. 1 Census Bureau–held data sources and the type of data drawn from each to create the longitudinal CLAR-FE file. These data are restricted and available to researchers on approved projects through the Federal Statistical Research Data Centers. More
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 13–16.
Published: 01 February 1969
... Areas . ( 1963 ). Washington : Government Printing Office . NOTE ON SOME PROBLEMS IN INTERPRETING MIGRATION DATA FROM THE 1960 CENSUS OF POPULATION ANN R. MILLER Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104 Abstract-Movements of young men into and out...