Provisional evaluation of the 1970 census count of American Indians

@article{Passel1976ProvisionalEO,
  title={Provisional evaluation of the 1970 census count of American Indians},
  author={Jeffrey S. Passel},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1976},
  volume={13},
  pages={397-409}
}
Estimates of the American Indian population under 20 years of age on April I, 1970, based on birth and death statistics for a 20-year period, show a possible net undercount of 6.9 percent for this age group in the 1970 census. However, for some particular ages the estimates indicate net overcounts in the census. Likewise, the net increase of the entire American Indian population as measured by the difference between the 1960 and 1970 censuses is 67,000 greater than the natural increase for the… CONTINUE READING

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