Table 4.1 People Requiring Imputation of All Basic Characteristics by Type of Imputation, 2000, 1990, and 1980 Censuses

 

2000a

1990b

1980b

As Percentage of Household Population:

Whole-Person Imputations in Enumerated Households (type 1)

0.90

0.20

0.10

Whole-Person Imputations in Wholly Imputed Households

 

Characteristics (type 2)

0.83

0.64

1.17

Count, Occupancy Status, Housing Status

0.43

0.02

0.34

Count (type 3)

0.18

Occupancy Status (type 4)

0.10

Housing Status (type 5)

0.15

c

Subtotal, types 2–5

1.26

0.66

1.51

Total, types 1–5

2.16

0.86

1.61

Number of Persons (millions):

Whole-Person Imputations in Enumerated Households (type 1)

2.330

0.373

0.152

Whole-Person Imputations in Wholly Imputed Households

 

Characteristics (type 2)

2.270

1.547

2.580

Count, Occupancy Status, Housing Status

1.171

0.054

0.761

Count (type 3)

0.496

Occupancy Status (type 4)

0.260

Housing Status (type 5)

0.415

c

Subtotal, types 2–5

3.441

1.601

3.341

Total, types 1–5

5.771

1.974

3.493

NOTES: See Box 4.2 for definitions of imputation types.—, not available separately.

a Tabulations by panel staff of U.S. Census Bureau, File of Census Imputations by Poststratum, provided to the panel July 30, 2001 (Schindler, 2001).

b Calculated from Love and Dalzell (2001). Whole-person imputations in enumerated households include a small number of whole-person imputations for group quarters residents.

c Housing status imputation (type 5) was not used in 1980.



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement