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HOT DECK IMPUTATION

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Definition:
Hot deck imputation is a method of imputation whereby values of variables for good records in the current (hot) survey file are used to impute for blank values of incomplete records.

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

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Cross References:
Cold deck
Deck imputation

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