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A checking rule is a logical condition or a restriction to the value of a data item or a data group which must be met if the data is to be considered correct. In various connections other terms are used, e.g. edit rule.

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.

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Monday, March 4, 2002

Last updated on Monday, April 8, 2013