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Demography (1983) 20 (3): 407–413.
Published: 01 August 1983
...Stanley K. Smith; Bart B. Lewis Abstract The housing unit method of population estimation is often characterized as being imprecise and having an upward bias. In an earlier paper we argued that the method itself cannot be properly characterized by a particular level of precision or direction...
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Demography (1980) 17 (3): 323–339.
Published: 01 August 1980
...Stanley K. Smith; Bart B. Lewis Abstract The housing unit method of population estimation is often characterized as being imprecise and having an upward bias. We believe that the method itself cannot properly be characterized by a particular level of precision or direction of bias. Only specific...
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Demography (1968) 5 (1): 475–484.
Published: 01 March 1968
... metodo revelo una eficacia relativa aceptable, con errores promedio de 3.6 a 5.8 por ciente, con exclusión de las areas que estan experimentando grandes anexiones. Summary This paper reports the results of a test of the relative accuracy of the housing unit method in the estimation of the population...
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Demography (2012) 49 (4): 1285–1306.
Published: 11 August 2012
...John R. Hipp Abstract This study focuses on segregation as it plays out at the micro-level of housing unit transition. Employing a unique sample that places housing units into micro-neighborhoods and census tracts, this study tests whether the characteristics of the previous residents of the unit...
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Demography (2004) 41 (3): 585–605.
Published: 01 August 2004
...Lauren J. Krivo; Robert L. Kaufman Abstract In our study, we took a first step toward broadening our understanding of the sources of both housing and wealth inequality by studying differences in housing equity among blacks, Hispanics, Asians, and non-Hispanic whites in the United States. Using data...
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Demography (1973) 10 (3): 469–478.
Published: 01 August 1973
...Monroe G. Sirken Abstract This paper studies the design effect of counting rules, for linking deaths to housing units where they are enumerated in the survey, on the sampling variance of dual system and single system estimators of death registration completeness. It investigates estimators based...
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Demography (1969) 6 (1): 55–74.
Published: 01 February 1969
...-density gradient, empirically always negative. Expanding this exponential model permits examining systematically the relationship between distance from center and various components of population density—housing-unit density, vacant units, household size, and group-quarters population–and the change over...
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Demography (1992) 29 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 August 1992
.... The data are taken from the triennial New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey. After controlling for household preferences, purchasing power, and quality characteristics of the housing unit, multinomial logistic regression results show the most consistent and significant predictors of turnover...
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Demography (1996) 33 (2): 265–275.
Published: 01 May 1996
..., how long they stayed, and whether they returned to their prehurricane residences. We conclude that more than half the housing units in Dade County were damaged by Hurricane Andrew; that more than 353,000 people were forced to leave their homes, at least temporarily; and that almost 40,000 people left...
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Demography (2009) 46 (1): 127–145.
Published: 01 February 2009
... and were away from home for only a few days. Using logistic regression analysis, we found that the strength of the hurricane and the vulnerability of the housing unit had the greatest impact on evacuation behavior; additionally, several demographic variables had significant effects on the probability...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 361–382.
Published: 01 May 2006
... and are particularly ill-suited for measuring the emigration of recent arrivals. Here we introduce a new method for estimating foreign-born emigration that takes advantage of the sample design of the Current Population Survey (CPS): repeated interviews of persons in the same housing units over a period of 16 months...
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Demography (2019) 56 (4): 1173–1194.
Published: 17 July 2019
... in households that may have noncitizens relative to those with only U.S. citizens. Assuming that the citizenship question does not affect unit self-response in all-citizen households and applying the 8.0 percentage point drop to the 28.1 % of housing units potentially having at least one noncitizen would...
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Demography (1990) 27 (4): 653–654.
Published: 01 November 1990
... in Birth Order and in the Number of Siblings . Demography , 26 , 451 – 465 . 10.2307/2061604 Demography, Vol. 27, No.4, November 1990 Reproductive Stopping Rules and Lexian Variation: A Comment on Yamaguchi (1989) William H. James MRC Mammalian Development Unit, Wolfson House, University College...
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Demography (2002) 39 (4): 697–712.
Published: 01 November 2002
...Stanley K. Smith; June Nogle; Scott Cody Abstract In the housing unit method, population is calculated as the number of households times the average number of persons per household (PPH), plus the population residing in group quarters facilities. Estimates of households and the group quarters...
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Demography (2023) 60 (6): 1903–1921.
Published: 01 December 2023
... that inconsistencies across the three sources are amplified in large blocks defined in terms of land area or by total housing units, blocks in suburban areas, and blocks that lack broadband access. Copyright © 2023 The Authors 2023 This is an open access article distributed under the terms of a Creative Commons...
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Demography (1985) 22 (1): 143.
Published: 01 February 1985
..., Number 1 February 1985 COMMENTARY: BLACK AND WHITE BIRTH WEIGHTS William H. James Medical Research Council Mammalian Development Unit, Wolfson House, University College, London 4 Stephenson Way, London NWl 2HE [In a letter to the editor Mr. James states: My own interest in this may be worth spelling out...
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Demography (1970) 7 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 February 1970
...David L. Kaplan Abstract The Nineteenth Decennial Census of the United States, covering both population and housing, will be conducted as of April 1, 1970. Planning, testing, and preparatory activities have been underway since early in the decade. Extensive discussions with users of census data led...
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Demography (2021) 58 (4): 1197–1221.
Published: 01 August 2021
... information is available online. Using a corpus of millions of geocoded Craigslist advertisements for rental housing across the 50 largest metropolitan statistical areas in the United States merged with census tract–level data from the American Community Survey, we identify and describe the types...
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Demography (2018) 55 (2): 617–642.
Published: 14 March 2018
.... This issue is particularly important for the U.S. federal subsidized housing program given its long history of placing subsidized units in some of the poorest and most racially segregated neighborhoods. Using counterfactual causal methods that adjust for the length of receipt of subsidized housing, I...
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Demography (1982) 19 (1): 37–51.
Published: 01 February 1982
..., occupy older housing, and are less likely to own their own homes (Jackman and Jackman, 1980). Not only is initial housing equity difficult for blacks to acquire; it is also more difficult for blacks than whites to recover accu- mulated equity. Controlling for type of unit, neighborhood, and buyers...