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This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur. In addition to focusing on measuring census coverage for several demographic characteristics, including age, gender, race, Hispanic origin status, and tenure, it also considers several of the main hard-to-count populations, such as immigrants, the homeless, the LBGT community, children in foster care, and the disabled. However, given the dearth of accurate undercount data for these groups, they are covered less comprehensively than those demographic groups for which there is reliable undercount data from the Census Bureau. This book is of interest to demographers, statisticians, survey methodologists, and all those interested in census coverage.
- Book Title Differential Undercounts in the U.S. Census
- Book Subtitle Who is Missed?
- Series Title SpringerBriefs in Population Studies
- Series Abbreviated Title SpringerBriefs Population Stud.
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10973-8
- Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2019
- License CC BY
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-030-10972-1
- eBook ISBN 978-3-030-10973-8
- Series ISSN 2211-3215
- Series E-ISSN 2211-3223
- Edition Number 1
- Number of Pages XI, 167
- Number of Illustrations 2 b/w illustrations, 13 illustrations in colour
Statistical Theory and Methods
Methodology of the Social Sciences
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