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Long-Form Census: Canadians To Receive Surveys From Statistics Canada

Huffington Post Canada - ‎1 hour ago‎
Monday marks the start of mailings from Statistics Canada of census surveys, including the return of the mandatory, long-form questionnaire that was replaced with a voluntary survey five years ago. Statistics Canada says more than 15 million households ...
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On Close Inspection, India's Sharp Growth Picture Gets Fuzzy

Wall Street Journal - ‎2 hours ago‎
The government's infrequent surveys represent only a best guess of the value being added in back-alley workshops, outdoor markets and other cash-based corners of the economy.

Top Workplaces: How they were chosen

The Journal News | LoHud.com - ‎8 hours ago‎
After the surveys were completed, WorkplaceDynamics ran statistical tests to look for any questionable results. (It sometimes will disqualify a small number of employers based on those tests.

Trump's Toxic Culture: How His Mix of Threats and Fear Is Closing People's Minds From Reality

AlterNet - ‎18 hours ago‎
The survey results found that tightness predicted voting for Donald Trump beyond .001 percent of statistical doubt, with 44 times better power than Feldman's measure of authoritarianism (which did not sufficiently predict Trump support beyond the ...

The Modern Master of Sex

OZY - ‎15 hours ago‎
Other surveys have calculated higher estimates, with 700,000 being the most commonly cited figure. In any case .... (Vilain says his lab is recruiting more twins, but he's confident about the statistical methods used for the preliminary sample. Ngun ...
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Duterte, Marcos sustain leads in latest Pulse Asia survey

CNN Philippines - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The first was the survey conducted from March 29 to April 3, when Duterte overtook Poe and Marcos broke away from a previous statistical tie with Escudero. Despite his running mate, Santiago, placing last in pre-election surveys, Marcos kept his lead ...
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Before labor leaders, Roxas hits Duterte over 'cash gifts'

Rappler - ‎7 hours ago‎
Roxas, meanwhile, is in a statistical tie with Senator Grace Poe, according to the latest surveys. (READ: Duterte unstoppable?

Data Collection by the Dubai Government and the Regulation of Survey Firms

Lexology (registration) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The Dubai Statistics Centre (''DSC''), a public entity established in 2006, is responsible for surveys and statistics in the Emirate of Dubai. Law No.28 of 2015 Concerning the Dubai Statistics Centre (the ''DSC Law'') recently clarified the role of the ...

Angola: Results of Multiple and Health Survey to Be Known Soon

AllAfrica.com - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
... Luanda the release soon of the results of the Survey of Multiple Indicator Demographic and Health (IIMS 2015). This was at the Fifth Ordinary Plenary Session of the National Statistical Council (CNEST). The minister, who would not made available ...

The aratilis on elections

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎5 hours ago‎
Wow, an aratilis tree! Haven't seen one since we were young together, my buddy Joey and I. We quarreled for those sweet, juicy red berries bunched with tiny serrated leaves, hanging invitingly from drooping branches.

Don't worry, be happy: California optimism ranked tops among big US states

OCRegister - ‎12 hours ago‎
The confidence index is compiled from ongoing consumer surveys and offers a regular peek into the financial thinking of American households.

Alaskans are mostly happy with life, but the happiest have some things in common

Alaska Dispatch News - ‎18 hours ago‎
Within the pool of survey respondents, Alaska State Trooper Hunter Martin Hull came closest to being a walking statistical composite of a very happy Alaskan. He's white and married and, with his wife's income, makes more than $100,000. The couple lives ...

Survey Suggests Slight Drop In Michigan Wolf Population

CBS Local - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
But wildlife management specialist Kevin Swanson says when statistical error margins are factored in, the population likely has changed little if at all.

Trump culture: threat, fear and the tightening of the American mind

The Conversation US - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The survey results found that tightness predicted voting for Donald Trump beyond .001 percent of statistical doubt, with 44 times better power than Feldman's measure of authoritarianism (which did not sufficiently predict Trump support beyond the ...

Neosho student wins in MSSU research fair event

Neosho Daily News - ‎17 hours ago‎
... could consist of case studies, business plans, literature reviews, stories, artwork, etc. Quantitative entries could include technology or science projects, theory developed using mathematical tools, or even surveys or data analyzed using ...

NewsLab Specials: Why the hate for pre-election surveys?

Philippine Star - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
It's not just the common keyboard warrior who has a beef with pre-election preference surveys. Last month, when he was still a survey frontrunner in a statistical tie with Sen. Grace Poe, a thankful Vice President Jejomar Binay addressed Filipinos ...

Assessing High-Noise Areas

Occupational Health and Safety - ‎11 hours ago‎
Area noise surveys were completed in a grid pattern, and the data were entered into the mapping tool. Excessive ... Statistical analysis (Kruskal-Wallace ANOVA, α = 0.05) indicates that there was a significant difference among mechanical rooms (p<0.001).
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Great Barrier Reef may perish by 2030s as ocean temperatures skyrocket, study finds

Mashable - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
They found that the simulations that include greenhouse gases best fit the temperature data, and using statistical techniques they calculated the amount of the ocean warming that should be attributed to human-caused global warming, something known as ...

EconomyUS growth slows — Economists react

Financial Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
For investors that, earlier this year, feared that the US was entering a recession, the latest growth figures might offer some solace.

STATIN using technology to improve efficiency

Jamaica Observer - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
“We have also expanded in providing environment statistics on Jamaica; information on the ICT (information and communications technology) sector…we partner with the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) every year to produce the Survey of Living ...
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