How to Read MacroMonitor Data Tables

Depending on the software package used to create crosstabulated tables, reference information may or may not be available on the table, and data do not always appear in the same order. As a quick refresher, the following slides step through the various components on the online crosstab tables that the standard MacroMonitor banner provides. The example banners below are truncated because of space limitations—not all populations appear.

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Basic Reference Information About the Table

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The Weighted Base

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Variables and Base Rate

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The Horizontal Percent—Distribution or Composition

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The Unweighted Base

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