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What corrections are there to the 2002 Vehicle Inventory and Use Survey?

An error with the ADM_MAKE variable exists on the 2002 VIUS CD-ROM.  Please refer to the chart below for the correct links between the labels and data.

 

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IS DATA FORů

Chevrolet

Chevrolet

Chrysler

Chrysler

Dodge

Dodge

Ford

Ford

Freightliner

Freightliner

GMC

GMC

Honda

Honda

International

International

Isuzu

Isuzu

Jeep

Jeep

Kenworth

Kenworth

Mack

Mack

Mazda

Mazda

Mitsubishi

Nissan

Nissan

Peterbuilt

Peterbuilt

Plymouth

Plymouth

Toyota

Toyota

Volvo

Volvo

Western Star

White

White/GMC

Western Star

Other (domestic) combined with White

White/GMC

Other (foreign) combined with Mitsubishi

Other (domestic)

No data appears on the CD-ROM

Other (foreign)

No data appears on the CD-ROM

 

If you use the CD-ROM to perform any tabulations involving ADM_MAKE you will need to reference the chart above.  However, if you are importing the microdata into your own software to generate tabulations you may obtain the corrected microdata file from the VIUS web site:   http://www.census.gov/svsd/www/02vehinv.html

 

Please direct any questions pertaining to this error to the VIUS staff on 301-763-2797.


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