The American Community Survey: Resources for the occasional data user

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Abstract

The American Community Survey provides detailed demographic data on local communities and populations. While the American Community Survey provides data useful for Extension, the data are more complicated, users must understand data reliability, and many resources are designed to help the regular, not the occasional, user. The Kentucky: By The Numbers program focuses on increasing the skills and abilities of Extension audiences to access and use secondary data. As part of this larger focus, a series of easy-to-read and easy-to-reference resources have been developed to assist the occasional user to effectively and accurately use data from the American Community Survey.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5TOT2
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume51
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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