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Author: KaNin Reese
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: saipe, highlights, estimates, poverty, area, income, small
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-04
ISBN-10: 1437943950
ISBN-13: 9781437943955

Presents 2009 data from the SAIPE program of the Census Bureau. The SAIPE program produces poverty estimates for the total population and median household income estimates annually for all counties and states. SAIPE data also produces single-year poverty estimates for the school-age population (age 5-17) for all school districts in the U.S. The SAIPE program provides timely, reliable estimates of income and poverty statistics for the admin. of fed. programs and the allocation of fed. funds to local jurisdictions. Some state and local programs also use SAIPE income and poverty estimates to dist

Author: Shaun Donovan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, report, assessment, homelessness, annual
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437927947
ISBN-13: 9781437927948

Provides year-to-year trend info. that explores changes in the patterns of homelessness over time. Focuses on two types of national estimates of homelessness. Point-in-time estimates provide the total number of sheltered and un-sheltered homeless persons on a single-night in January. Also provides one-year estimates of the total sheltered population. The one-year estimates account for persons who used a homeless residential program at any time during a 12-month period. The report compares one-year estimates for 2007 and 2008. This report comes at a time of economic uncertainty and provides a f

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: methods, provide, population, estimates, current, limitations, aliens, despite, data, illegal
Number of Pages: 94
Published: 1993-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788102036
ISBN-13: 9780788102035

Examines & evaluates the methods for estimating the size & flow of the illegal alien population in the U.S. Combines estimates with other data to narrow the range of estimates, & identifies how the illegal alien population can be measured more effectively. Bibliography. Charts & tables.

Author: Christine Bonham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persistent, cost, estimation, problems, overcome, needed, reform, greater, effort, credit
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1998-10
ISBN-10: 0788185845
ISBN-13: 9780788185847

The Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 was enacted to require that the budget reflect a more accurate measurement of the government's subsidy costs for federal direct loans & loan guarantees & to permit better cost comparisons both among credit programs & between credit & non-credit programs. This report determines: whether agencies completed estimates & re-estimates of subsidy costs; whether one could readily discern any trends including improvements in subsidy estimates; & whether one could readily identify the causes for changes in subsidy estimates. Charts & tables.

Author: Carla Abou Zahr
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: unicef, unfpa, developed, estimates, mortality, maternal
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9241562706
ISBN-13: 9789241562706

Reduction of maternal mortality is one of the major goals of several recent international conferences and has been included in the Millennium Development Goals. However, measuring maternal mortality is difficult and complex. Reliable estimates of the dimensions of the problem are not generally available and it is difficult to compare the data obtained from different sources and to assess the overall magnitude of the problem. In response to these challenges, WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA have developed an approach that seeks both to generate estimates for countries with no data and to correct available

Author: Lisa C. Smith
Publisher: Intl Food Policy Res Inst
Keywords: estimates, household, expenditure, surveys, new, africa, insecurity, sub, saharan, food
Number of Pages: 134
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0896291502
ISBN-13: 9780896291508

In addressing the pervasive problem of hunger in the developing world, reliable information on food insecurity is essential for effectively targeting assistance, developing interventions, and evaluating progress. Yet arriving at an accurate and comparable measure of food insecurity remains a challenge. This report introduces new estimates of food insecurity based on food acquisition data collected as part of national household expenditure surveys (HESs). The report explores the extent and location of food insecurity, the scientific merit of estimates derived from HES food data, the differences

Author: Arthur Hughes
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: surveys, drug, health, national, abuse, estimates, substance, state
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2010-01
ISBN-10: 1437923798
ISBN-13: 9781437923797

This report presents State estimates for 23 measures of substance use or mental health problems based on the 2006 and 2007 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUHs). Sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), NSDUH is an ongoing survey of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the U.S. aged 12 years or older. Interview data from 135,672 persons were collected in 2006-2007. Separate estimates have been produced for four age groups: 12 to 17, 18 to 25, 26 or older, and all persons 12 or older. Also in this report are estimates for person
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