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Counting Same Sex Couples in the Census

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Abstract

This is a compilation of articles and resources that describe how the Census Bureau has measured same sex cohabitation.

The first link is a 'seeded scenario' which was developed for the Census 2010 Boot Camp for Journalists. The other links are the "technical" links in the scenarios. Other links in the seeded scenario refer to articles in the popular press.

Links:

Seeded Scenario: Same Sex Couples/Cohabitation (Source: Population Studies Center)
“Counting Same-sex couples: Official Estimates and Unofficial Guesses” Martin O’Connell and Daphne Lofquist | PAA Presentation April 30 – May 2, 2009 (Source: Census Bureau)
“Married-Couple and Unmarried-Partner Households: 2000 Tavia Simmons and Martin O’Connell | Census Bureau 2003 (Source: Census Bureau)

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