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VALIDITY ERROR

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Definition:
A validity error is an occurrence of the value of a data item which is not an element of the set of permissible codes or values assigned to that data item.

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