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Suggested citation: National Research Council (2001). Principles and Practices for a Federal Statistical Agency, Second Edition. Committee on National Statistics. Margaret E. Martin, Miron L. Straf, and Constance F. Citro, Editors. Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.