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Utilized demography is a method which could deal with small geographic components -- an strategy which permits industry segments and aim populations to be studied intimately. This ebook offers the basic parts of utilized demography in a transparent and concise demeanour. It info the type of info that's on hand; who produces it; and the way that info can be utilized. The assets pointed out are American, however the recommendations for estimating have common software. A history in effortless algebra is adequate for this ebook. 'This is a convenient, concise primer that summarizes numerous basics of specific curiosity to the sector (estimating overall populations, loved ones sizes, etc.)' -- inhabitants this present day, October 1984

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1976. Analysis of variance. Sage University Paper series on Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences, series no. 07-001. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Page 3 Contents Series Editor's Introduction 5 Acknowledgments 7 1. Introduction to Applied Demography 9 The Scope and Content of Applied Demography 9 Organization of this Volume 12 2. Census Statistics 13 Census Subjects 14 Census Geography 16 Census Products and Services 24 Census Errors 32 3. Current Surveys 35 The Current Population Survey 35 The Annual Housing Survey 37 4.

Experience indicates that April is one time of the year when most of the population can be found at home. Finding people at home is important because the enumeration basis for the census is "usual place of residence," usual in the sense that a person resides there most of the year. Rules have been developed for determining usual place of residence in those special situations in which a person lives in more than one place during the course of a year, and the choice of a "usual" place of residence is not so obvious.

07-001. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Page 3 Contents Series Editor's Introduction 5 Acknowledgments 7 1. Introduction to Applied Demography 9 The Scope and Content of Applied Demography 9 Organization of this Volume 12 2. Census Statistics 13 Census Subjects 14 Census Geography 16 Census Products and Services 24 Census Errors 32 3. Current Surveys 35 The Current Population Survey 35 The Annual Housing Survey 37 4. Vital Statistics 37 Registration Programs 38 Statistical Sources 39 5. Estimating Total Population 40 Mathematical Extrapolation 41 Housing Unit Procedure 44 Vital Rates Procedure 55 Final Estimate of the Total Population 61 Other Methods for Estimating Total Population 62 6.

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