Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-053-006-1-1-United States-USCEN-2002

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Statistical abstract of the United States, 2002.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: Statab2002

Date Accessioned: 10/7/2003

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Data are in spreadsheet format and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 is needed for viewing and searching the tables. Some tables have links to Internet source and the spreadsheets. Visit Census Bureau Web site for Statistical Abstract 2002. Users can copy the spreadsheet files directly from this CD-ROM. The spreadsheet files are stored in \sprdshts directory by subjects. After the Stistical Abstract menu appears, select Launch Reader button to veiw its contents. The data will be displayed by the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Access Status: Access limited to UW Campus

Date Ordered: 9/22/2003

Documentation: Machine-readable and 1 volume printed user's guide stored in the CD-ROM caddy.

Abstract: The Statistical Abstract is the most popular source of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. This CD-ROM contains over 1,400 tables from over 250 different governmental, private and international organizations. This 2002 CD-ROM has new tables on various subject areas. The most noticeable section is Section 31 2000 Census Data Sampler. The 30 new tables include data covering the resident population's migration status, educational attainment, disability status, ancestry, place of birth, and language spoken at home as well as household income, poverty and selected housing characteristics form the sample portion of the 2000 Census. The Adobe Acrobat Reader included on this CD-ROM allows users to view, navigate, search and print on demand any of the pages from the book. Users can go to the spreadsheet files (Lotus or Excel format) via the linking buttons next to the tables. Some even have an Internet link to the agencies for the most current statistics. There are a number of tables which are subject to copyright restrictions. The restrictions are indicated in the source notes below each table. The file names correspond to the table numbers in the Statistical Abstract.

Media/File Reports:

7217 (CD-ROM)