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DETERMINISTIC EDIT

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Definition:
A deterministic edit is an edit, which if violated, points to an error in the data with a probability of one. Contrast with stochastic edit.

Example: Age 5 and Status = mother.

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.

Cross References:
Stochastic edit

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

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Wednesday, March 13, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013