SMSA

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Related to Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area: SMSA, Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area

SMSA

abbr.
standard metropolitan statistical area
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Table: Reported Cases of AIDS, United Statesby Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area (SMSA) of Residence, 1981 to July 13, 1987
Participating were 11 elementary school districts in the Chicago Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area; districts were stratified by median family income (low, middle, high) and per pupil expenditure (low, high).
For example, an estimated 35% of non-Hispanic black children who were poor (i.e., household income less than 1.3 times the poverty level[dagger]) and lived in the central city of a standard metropolitan statistical area had BLLs [greater than or equal to]10 [mu]g/dL, compared nonpoor, non-Hispanic white children living outside of central cities.
In April 1988, to help characterize the problem and to identify opportunities for intervention, the Arizona Department of Health Services requested that fire departments in Maricopa County (the Phoenix Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area; population, approximately 2 million) use a standard form to report drowning and near-drowning + incidents.
Our discussion will proceed in three stages: Definition and clarification of commercial office space and the demand for it; data sources, assumptions, and method of calculation of demand; and application of the methodology to estimate demand in a specific area: the Chicago Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area. Space defined
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