Administrative Publication No. (AP-059) 4 pp

September 2012

Statement of Commitment to Scientific Integrity by Principal Statistical Agencies

Our Nation relies on the flow of objective, credible statistics to support the decisions of governments, businesses, households, and other organizations. Any loss of trust in the integrity of the Federal statistical system and its products can foster uncertainty about the validity of measures our Nation uses to monitor and assess performance and progress. Federal statistical agencies (or units) whose principal function is the collection, analysis, and dissemination of information for statistical purposes have set for themselves a high standard of scientific integrity.

Keywords: scientific integrity, statistics, policy, standard

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