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Export Table B–2c

Estimated Standard Error of Percentage for Export Shipment Characteristics by Domestic Mode: Percent of Total for 2002 and 1997

[Estimates are shown as percents and are based on data from the 2002 and 1997 Commodity Flow Surveys]

Value Tons Ton-miles
Std. error of Std. error of Std. error of Std. error of Std. error of Std. error of
Domestic mode of transportation percent 2002 percent 1997 percent 2002 percent 1997 percent 2002 percent 1997
All modes — — — — — —
Single modes 1.1 1.3 0.8 3.2 1.3 1.7
Truck 1.0 2.3 3.6 2.2 3.6 1.9
Rail 0.3 1.5 1.8 2.2 3.8 3.3
Water 0.7 0.5 4.1 2.7 1.9 2.1
Air (including truck and air) 1.0 2.4 — — 0.3 0.2
Pipeline S S S S S S
Multiple modes 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.3 1.4 1.8
Parcel, U.S.P.S. or courier 0.8 0.9 — — — —
Truck and rail. 0.3 0.3 0.6 0.2 0.7 0.7
Other multiple modes — — 0.3 0.3 1.3 1.5
Other and unknown modes 0.4 0.8 0.3 3.3 0.2 1.8

KEY:
— Represents an estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of high sampling variability or poor response quality.

NOTE: The Introduction and appendixes give information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, sample design, and
definitions. Links to this information on the Internet may be found at www.census.gov/cfs.

SOURCE: Research and Innovative Technologies Administration, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau,
2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Export Data, March 2005.