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Census Improvements

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Census Improvements

Census Improvements

Census Improvements

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Pam Fessler reports that the preliminary numbers for the 2000 Census seem to be more accurate than the 1990 count. But Republicans and Democrats are still debating whether to use the controversial "statistical sampling" technique, which many statisticians claim could further increase the accuracy of the census. Republicans argue that the method is unconstitutional.