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Non-response adjustment method

Definition
Statistical method used to replace missing or invalid data of an survey or assessment. Weighting and imputation are examples of non-response adjustment methods generally used to account for non-responses before analyses are performed.

Méthode d’ajustement de la non réponse

Définition
Méthode statistique visant à remplacer des données manquantes ou inexactes. Pondération et imputation constituent des exemples de méthode d’ajustement au non réponse généralement utilisées pour tenir compte des non réponses avant de réaliser des analyses.

Método de ajuste a la no respuesta

Definición
Método estadístico utilizado para sustituir datos faltantes o no válidos de una encuesta o evaluación. La ponderación y la imputación son ejemplos de métodos de ajuste generalmente utilizados ante la falta de respuestas previo a realizar el análisis de los datos.