Statistical Abstract of the United States, Volume 124

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2004 - United States

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Page 513 - Principal sources of these data are the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Page 425 - GNP can be viewed in terms of expenditure categories which include purchases of goods and services by consumers and government, gross private domestic investment, and net exports of goods and services. The goods and services included are largely those bought for final use (excluding illegal transactions) in the market economy.
Page 426 - persons" are individuals (including owners of unincorporated firms), nonprofit institutions serving individuals, private trust funds, and private nonin417 sured welfare funds.
Page 413 - East North Central Ohio Indiana Illinois Michigan Wisconsin West North Central Minnesota Iowa Missouri North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas South Atlantic Delaware Maryland District of Columbia Virginia West Virginia North Carolina...
Page 464 - Area indexes do not measure differences in the level of prices among cities; they only measure the average change in prices for each area since the base period.
Page 6 - A household consists of all the persons who occupy a housing unit. A house, an apartment or other group of rooms, or a single room, is regarded as a housing unit when it is occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters; that is, when the occupants do not live and eat with any other persons in the structure and there is direct access from the outside or through a common hall.
Page 413 - New England: Maine New Hampshire.... Vermont Massachusetts. .. . Rhode Island Connecticut.. .. .. Middle Atlantic: New York New Jersey Pennsylvania. . . . . East North Central: Ohio Indiana Illinois Michigan Wisconsin West North Central: Minnesota. ........ Iowa Missouri North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas South Atlantic: Delaware. Maryland District of Columbia.
Page 573 - British thermal unit is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 pound of water 1 degree...
Page 428 - The poverty thresholds are updated every year to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Page 116 - Disorders Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs Diseases of the Circulatory System Diseases of the Respiratory...

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