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Data definitions table, A quick reference for communities & counties

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CIS 1159
Pub. Date: 2010
Last Reviewed: 2016

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Designed for novices, this free 10-page companion to CIS 1145 Reliable Data Tools for Idaho Counties and Towns clarifies terms often used by the U.S. Census Bureau and other federal and state statistic-generating agencies. Among the 39 terms explained are: intercensal estimates, inflation, real dollars, race, and poverty level. The publication also suggests questions to ask when using data to make a point and things to consider when using data, including why some data shouldn't be compared.

Authors: Sarah Schmaker, Barbara Bromley-Brody, Lyle Hansen, Garth Taylor, Christy Dearien, Sue Traver, Debbie Gray, Ben Eborn, Luke Erickson, and Mary Schmidt

10 pages


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