Statistical Data Editing - Main Module (Theme)


Data that have been collected by a statistical institute inevitably contain errors. In order to produce statistical output of sufficient quality, it is important to detect and treat these errors, at least insofar as they have an appreciable influence on publication figures. For this reason, statistical institutes carry out an extensive process of checking the data and performing amendments. This process of improving the data quality for statistical purposes, by detecting and treating errors, is referred to as statistical data editing.


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