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VALIDATION EDIT

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Definition:
A validation edit undertakes checks which are made between fields in a particular record. This includes the checking of every field of every record to ascertain whether it contains a valid entry and the checking that entries are consistent with each other.

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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Hyperlink:
http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/stats/publications/editingglossary.pdf

Statistical Theme: Methodological information (metadata)

Created on Thursday, March 14, 2002

Last updated on Tuesday, June 11, 2013