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Measuring Community Action Program Impacts on Multi-Dimensional Poverty: Final Report of the Futures Project
The Community Action Partnership of Oregon (CAPO) approached Oregon State University to assist in developing statewide indicators which help local agencies better utilize data for continuous improvement. The project was expanded to include Washington and Idaho. This report summarizes the project's findings.
Discusses three systems for classifying areas as rural or urban: the traditional Census Bureau block group system, a county-based system, and the newer Rural-Urban Commuting Area system. Examines the differences between systems and how the choice of classification system affects conclusions about...