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IDENTIFIABLE DATA

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Definition:
Information that allows the identification of the survey respondent or data provider that it relates to its identification to be determined either directly (e.g. by name, address, reference number) or indirectly (e.g. by some distinguishing feature such as business activity, size, location).
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Source Publication:
Ireland Central Statistics Office, Freedom of Information – Appendix 5: Glossary of CSO Terminology + cphs.berkeley.edu.

Hyperlink:
http://cphs.berkeley.edu/secondarydata.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Tuesday, August 13, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, June 13, 2013