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SELECTIVE EDITING

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Definition:
Selective editing is a procedure which targets only some of the micro data items or records for review by prioritizing the manual work and establishing appropriate and efficient process and edit boundaries.

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:
Macro-edit
Micro-editing
Score function

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