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Appendix H: 2000 Census Long-Form-Sample Data Processing
Pages 469-494

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From page 469...
... ; 1 in 6 for census tracts with fewer than 2,000 occupied housing units (fewer than about 5,200 people) ; and 1 in ~ for larger census tracts.
From page 470...
... out in a second, separate process in orcler to permit the fastest possible completion of data capture for the basic items on all returns. After ciata capture, Tong-form-sample records for househoIcis ant!
From page 471...
... H.2.b Data Augmentation In order to achieve the target IWA ratios of sample to total records for housing units, group quarters enumerations, ant! service-basec!
From page 472...
... vacant housing units. These weights were the ratio of the complete count to the long-form-sample count for each group in an IWA.
From page 473...
... : · first, determine if one or more categories of the household type/size dimension needed to be collapsed (each category must have at least 10 sample persons and a ratio of completecount persons to initially inflated sample persons of less than 3.5) ; next, determine if the Hispanic origin classification failed (both the Hispanic and non-Hispanic categories must have at least 150 complete-count persons in addition to the criteria above for household type/size)
From page 474...
... size criteria. If they clicI, then a procedure was used to force aclclitional collapsing of the person-weighting matrix, by successively Towering the maximum ratio of complete-count persons to initially inflated sample persons that was permitted.
From page 475...
... to a single cell if the ratio of the complete count to the unweightecl sample count was more than 40 to 1 for an FWA. One or more categories of a dimension were colIapsecl if the marginal unweightecl sample count was less than 5 or the ratio of complete-count persons to initially inflated sample persons was greater than 3.5 (for tenure, Hispanic origin, and race, collapsing also occurred!
From page 476...
... sampling type categories. Final Vacant Housing Unit Weights The process for developing vacant housing unit weights was not iterative.
From page 477...
... group quarters residents. H.3.a Example of Edit and Imputation Specifications: Education Variables The three education variables school enrollment, gracle attencIing, ant!
From page 478...
... population ancl housing items for 2000 by race ancl Hispanic origin of the reference person or householder (Table H.24; imputation rates for the worst 10 percent census tracts for selectee! population ant!
From page 479...
... , but, as a consequence, a larger proportion of sample ciata-clefinec! forms in 2000 were only minimally completed, which produced higher imputation rates.
From page 480...
... 10.6 8.0 16.8 9.7 8.7 12.5 Occupation Last Year 16.1 14.3 20.4 9.1 7.9 12.5 All Income Imputed 24.5 18.9 38.5 11.7 9.1 19.1 Some Income Imputed 29.7 25.5 40.3 13.4 10.9 20.5 Housing Tenure 8.0 7.6 8.9 1.4 1.4 1.4 Number of Rooms 6.2 6.2 6.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 Complete Plumbing 3.4 3.5 3.1 1.7 1.7 1.8 Complete Kitchen 3.4 3.5 3.1 1.8 1.8 1.8 Fuel Used for Heating 7.4 6.3 10.1 2.9 2.7 3.4 Annual Electric Cost 18.5 15.3 26.9 5.5 4.4 8.5 Monthly Rent 15.6 13.2 19.2 1.3 1.1 1.6 Property Taxes 32.0 27.0 49.6 12.2 10.3 19.4 Value of Property 13.3 12.3 16.6 3.3 3.3 3.4 NOTES: 2000 rates include both assignments and imputations and are therefore comparable to 1990. Work and mobility disability items differ in wording between 2000 and 1990.
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From page 486...
... 17.2 17.4 6.2 Second Mortgage? 11.8 16.0 5.1 Second Mortgage Payment 23.9 23.9 8.1 Property Taxes 32.0 32.0 12.2 Insurance Cost 36.6 36.6 16.8 Value of Property 13.3 13.3 3.3 Mobile Home Installment Loan 0.2 44.5 Mobile Home Costs 63.5 63.5 41.8 NOTES: 2000a rates include imputations only, 2000b rates include imputations and assignments (comparable to 1990)
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From page 494...
... and the 1990 Sample Edited Data File (SEDF) , provided to the panel spring 2003.


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