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Title: Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2003      
dateReleased:
11-30-2007
downloadURL: http://hdl.handle.net/1902.29/CD-0176
ID:
hdl:1902.29/CD-0176
description:
"The Statistical Abstract is the nation's best known and most popular single source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the country. The print version has been published since 1878, and a compact disc version has been available since 1993. Both are designed to serve as a convenient, easy-to-use statistical reference source and guide to statistical publications and sources. The extensive selection of statistics is provided for the United States, with selected d ata for regions, divisions, states, metropolitan areas, cities, and foreign countries from reports and records of government and private agencies. Software on the disc can be used to perform full-text searches, view official statistics, open tables as Lotus worksheets or Excel workbooks, and link directly to source agencies and organizations for supporting information. The disc contains over 1,500 tables from over 250 different governmental, private, and international organizations. Some of the topics are population; vital statistics; health and nutrition; education; law enforcement, courts and prison; geography and environment; elections; state and local government; federal government finances and employment; national defense and veterans affairs; social insurance and human ser vices; labor force, employment, and earnings; income, expenditures, and wealth; prices; business enterprise; science and technology; agriculture; natural resources; energy; construction and housing; manufactures; domestic trade and services; transportation; information and communication; banking, finance, and insurance; arts, entertainment, and recreation; accommodation, food services, and other services; foreign commerce and aid; outlying areas; and comparative international statistics. Significant changes in the 2003 data include a new section on Congressional District Profiles which provides a special compilation of data tables and maps for the 108th congressional districts. Also new is the Mini Historical Statistics section featuring 55 time series tables. There are also 72 new tables that include topics such as number of unauthorized immigrants, death rates of Hispanics, people without health insurance, characteristics of missing children, public school systems with alternative schools or programs for at-risk children, characteristics of murder victims of the September 11 terror attacks, employed persons using computers at work, percent of U.S. agricultural commodity output exported, as well as ratios of debt payment to family income." Note to Users: This CD is part of a collection located in the Data Archive of the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The collection is located in Room 10, Manning Hall. Users may check the CDs out subscribing to the honor system. Items can be checked out for a period of two weeks. Loan forms are located adjacent to the collection.
description:
U.S. Department of Commerce; U.S. Bureau of the Census, 2014, "Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2003", http://hdl.handle.net/1902.29/CD-0176
name:
U.S. Department of Commerce
U.S. Bureau of the Census
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997