Census Bureau: Upcoming Online News Conference to Announce Report Findings on Poverty, Income and Health Insurance

What:

The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an online news conference to announce the findings from three reports: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2016, Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2016, and The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2016.

The income and poverty report provides national-level statistics from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The supplemental poverty measure report contains both national and state-level findings from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The health insurance report presents both Current Population Survey and American Community Survey statistics and contains national and some state-level findings.

The presenters and other subject matter experts will take questions from the media following the completion of the presentation.

When:

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017
10 a.m. EDT

Who:

David Waddington, chief, Social, Economic and Housing Statistics Division
Michael C. Cook Sr., chief, Public Information Office

News conference page:

The Census Bureau will post the reports, data tables and news release online shortly after the news conference begins. They will be available at <www.census.gov/newsroom/press-kits/2017/income_poverty.html>.

Access:

The Census Bureau will broadcast the event live on <www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html>.

Media may dial in to ask questions.
Dial-in number: 1-888-917-8045
Participant passcode: 6135618

Questions and answers are limited to media.
Note: Stay on the line until the operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.

Interviews:

Please contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at <pio@census.gov> or call 301-763-3030 to request an interview with a subject matter expert.

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