Table 7.3 Basic Item Imputation Rates, 2000 and 1990 Census Long-Form Sample, Census 2000 Supplementary Survey, and 2000 P-Sample, by Type of Rate and Form, Household Population (weighted)

Population Group and Form Type

Agea

Sex

Race

Ethnicity (Hispanic Origin)

Relationship to Head

Housing Tenure

2000 Census Long-Form Sample

 

Imputations/Assignments

2.6

1.6

3.2

4.0

2.7

8.0

Self Responses

1.9

1.5

3.7

4.7

2.6

7.6

Enumerator Responses

4.3

2.0

2.0

2.4

3.0

8.9

Imputations Only

2.6

0.9

3.2

3.6

2.3

4.3

Census 2000 Supplementary Survey

 

Imputations Only

2.4

0.5

2.4

3.6

1.6

1.4

Self Responses

3.6

0.7

3.4

5.7

0.7

1.6

Enumerator Responses

0.8

0.2

1.1

0.7

1.2

1.0

2000 Accuracy and Coverage Evaluation P-Sample

 

Imputationsb

2.3

1.6

1.2

2.2

1.7c

1.9

1990 Census Long-Form Sample

 

Imputationsb

0.9

0.8

1.1

3.4

1.9

1.4

Self Responses

0.8

0.9

1.0

4.0

1.7

1.4

Enumerator Responses

1.2

0.7

1.6

1.7

2.4

1.4

NOTES: Imputation/assignment rates (percents) are included for comparability with 1990 imputation rates; imputation/assignment rates include item imputations plus assignments of values for missing or inconsistent responses based on known information for the specific record.—; not available. Census self responses include mail, telephone, Internet (2000 only), and Be Counted returns; enumerator responses include forms obtained in nonresponse follow-up, list/enumerate, and other field operations.

a Excludes imputation of age from date of birth.

b Includes “assignments.”

c Relationship was not imputed in the P-sample; the rate reported is the missing data rate.

SOURCE: Tabulations by U.S. Census Bureau staff from the 2000 and 1990 Sample Census Edited Files (SCEF), and the C2SS file, provided to the panel spring 2003. P-sample tabulations by panel staff from P-Sample Dual-System Estimation Output File (U.S. Census Bureau, 2001b), provided to the panel February 16, 2001, weighted using TESFINWT.



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