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AUDIT TRAIL

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Definition:
An audit trail is a method of keeping track of changes to values in a field and the reason and source for each change. Audit trails are generally begun after the initial interview is completed.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Terms Used in Statistical Data Editing
Located on K-Base, the knowledge base on statistical data editing, UN/ECE Data Editing Group.

Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/stats/publications/editingglossary.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, March 04, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013