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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  MONDAY, MAY 14, 2012

Media Advisory — Census Bureau to Host News Conference on 2010 Census Coverage Measurement Results

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will brief the media on the release of the 2010 Census Coverage Measurement results. The results will provide estimates of coverage of the census for the nation, major demographic groups, by key census operations and for states, large counties and places. In addition to estimates of net coverage, the Census Bureau will also release estimates of the components of census coverage, including erroneous enumerations and omissions. The coverage measurement results provide one way of analyzing the quality of the 2010 Census counts. The briefing will include a media question-and-answer session.

Following the news conference, there will be a technical briefing about coverage measurement, which will include Census Bureau staff and other experts in the field. Members of the media are invited to attend.

When:

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
10 to 11 a.m. (EDT) - News Conference
1 to 4:30 p.m. (EDT) - Technical Briefing

Who:

Robert Groves, director, U.S. Census Bureau
Pat Cantwell, assistant division chief, Sampling and Estimation
Decennial Statistical Studies Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Where:

George Washington University
City View Room
Elliott School of International Affairs, 7th Floor
1957 E St. NW
Washington, DC 20052

Members of the media viewing the news conference online may ask questions by dialing in. (Please dial-in early to allow time for the operator to place you in the call.)

Dial-in number: 888-989-4394
Participant passcode: CCM
Note: Stay on the line until operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.

The entire event will be broadcast live on the Census Bureau's Ustream channel at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/us-census-bureau.

Please RSVP by 5 p.m. (EDT), Monday, May 21 to the Public Information Office at 301-763-3030 or to <pio@census.gov>.

If closed captioning is required: <http://livewrite.nccsite.com/view/cb522a>

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014