Category Archives: Measuring America

Calling All American Community Survey Data Users

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Written by: John H. Thompson Right now, the U.S. Census Bureau is conducting a survey to gather user feedback on American Community Survey data products. The American Community Survey is an indispensable resource that provides data about who we are and … Continue reading

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Using Data to Understand and Combat the Spread of HIV/AIDS

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Written by: John H. Thompson Today is World AIDS Day, an annual opportunity for people around the world to unite against HIV/AIDS, to support those who are living with HIV and to commemorate those who have died. The Joint United … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Anniversary, TIGER

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By John H. Thompson When you think of the U.S. Census Bureau, you probably think of surveys and statistics. But did you know that geography is also a big part of our work? Geography plays an important role in creating … Continue reading

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Happy Manufacturing Day!

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By John H. Thompson Did you know that October 3 is Manufacturing Day? Today’s observance recognizes the major role that manufacturing plays in our economy – and the world’s economy. U.S. manufacturers produce nearly $6 trillion in shipments a year … Continue reading

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Measuring Health Insurance Coverage

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Written By John H. Thompson Yesterday, I participated in an event hosted by the Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics on federal statistics on health insurance coverage. One of the key topics we discussed at the event was … Continue reading

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