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PLEASE NOTE: These external sites represent non-Census related resources for information quality. The U.S. Census Bureau is not responsible for the content of the following links.


  • Department of Commerce Information Quality : The Department of Commerce is committed to ensuring that the array of information it provides to the public is of the highest quality.


  • Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Information Quality Guidelines [PDF - 162k] : The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued government-wide information quality guidelines for ensuring and maximizing the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information disseminated by the federal government under Section 515 of the Treasury and General Government Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2001.


  • OMB Standards and Guidelines for Statistical Surveys [PDF- 318k] : The Office of Management and Budget issued standards that focus on ensuring high quality statistical surveys that result in information products satisfying an agency's and OMBís Information Quality Guidelines.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Methodology and Standards Council |  Last Revised: July 08, 2010