Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Completion of Nonresponse Followup

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Written by: Director Robert Groves I am happy to announce that we have completed 99.6% of the Nonresponse Followup interviewing. Over the next few days this will move to 100%. We will continue to conduct quality assurance re-interviews on a … Continue reading

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Enumerators at Work

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Written by: Director Robert Groves During the past few weeks I’ve accompanied enumerators as they did their field work. In one episode we were attacked by a Midwestern thunderstorm and didn’t actually get to work, while tree limbs were falling … Continue reading

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We’re Seeing The End of Nonresponse Followup

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Written by: Director Robert Groves As of Sunday, we have checked-in to local census offices 97% of the census forms we have to complete in the nonresponse followup operation. We do have offices that are behind the national rate and … Continue reading

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As The Nonresponse Followup Proceeds …

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Written by: Director Robert Groves As of Sunday, we have completed and checked-in about 44 million enumerator forms for this operation of the approximately 47 million; we’re at about 93% complete in this operation. We are somewhat ahead of schedule … Continue reading

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Quality Assurance And The 2010 Census

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Written by: Director Robert Groves After the mailout-mailback phase, we contact households for several different reasons. Each of the reasons singly don’t affect large proportions of the households, but they do ask for some time of the American public. All … Continue reading

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