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Data editing

Definition
Checks which aim to identify inconsistent, invalid and missing data records in order to correct or replace them through a follow-up with the respondent, a manual review of the data or an imputation.

Édition des données

Définition
Contrôles visant à identifier des données incohérentes, inexactes et manquantes en vue de leur correction ou de leur remplacement grâce à un suivi avec le répondant, une révision manuelle des données ou une imputation.

Edición de datos

Definición
Actividad de verificación que permite identificar registros de datos inconsistentes, faltantes o no válidos con el propósito de reemplazarlos a través de un seguimiento con el encuestado. Se trata de una revisión manual de los datos o de una imputación.