Go to Statistics Portal

COMPILING ERRORS

Statistics Directorate    
Definition:
Errors introduced in operations on the original observations such as editing, coding, punching, tabulating and transcribing.

Source Publication:
Statistical Policy Working Paper 4 - Glossary of Nonsampling Error Terms: An Illustration of a Semantic Problem in Statistics, United States Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology, 1978.

Cross References:
Compiling agency
Statistical processing

Hyperlink:
http://www.fcsm.gov/working-papers/sw4.html

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Friday, July 26, 2002

Last updated on Friday, April 12, 2013