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Designing a Census in Which All Americans Count

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Science  01 Nov 1996:
Vol. 274, Issue 5288, pp. 713-714
DOI: 10.1126/science.274.5288.713


The U.S. Census Bureau and Congress tussle over new plan for the decennial census that would include statistical sampling and analysis of groups, such as African Americans, which, historically, have been undercounted.