The Census Undercount Problem: Hearing Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, First Session, April 27, 1979
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Commerce, Consumer, and Monetary Affairs Subcommittee
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1979 - Government publications - 31 pages
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Page 3 - This concludes my prepared statement, Mr. Chairman. I will be happy to answer any questions you or members of the committee might have.
Page 2 - The report noted that mail carriers "* * * are not typically targets of hostility; they know the people in their delivery areas and are known by them; they are highly visible and easily identified by their uniforms ; and they are, as a group, highly literate.
Page 9 - I would like to go on and tell you a little bit about what New York City is doing.
Page 2 - Our thinking was that simplifying and shortening the first stage might encourage greater public cooperation and thereby improve the accuracy of the population counts. The...
Page 2 - Bureau's 1980 goal — to at least distribute the, residual undercount to State and major metropolitan areas — will be met.