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    Descriptive Statistics in Customs & Immigration

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    I need help answering questions on descriptive statistics:
    1. Please give three examples of how descriptive statistics are used in Customs & Immigration.
    2. Are these statistics misleading in any way?
    3. Could they be?
    4. Are there any improvements of which you can think?
    Can you give me the sources.

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    1. To show how the total inspections have changed as compared to last year. This includes air admitted, land admitted, sea admitted and inadmissible.
    http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/msrmar06/INSP.HTM

    To show how the immigration benefit applications are changing over the period. This information include initial receipts, approved cases, denied cases and pending cases.
    http://uscis.gov/graphics/shared/aboutus/statistics/msrmar06/BENEFIT.HTM

    To show how the naturalization benefit applications are changing over the period. This information include initial receipts, approved cases, denied ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution gives real-life examples of how descriptive statistics are used in Customs & Immigration, it also comments how the statistics can be misleading and any improvements.

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