Definition: Ratio edit

UN - Data editing terminology

An edit in which the value of a ratio of two fields lies between specified bounds. The bounds must be determined through a priori analyses (possibly involving data sets in which truth data are available) or via exploratory data analysis methods.
Source:
Economic Commission for Europe of the United Nations (UNECE), The Knowledge Base on Statistical Data Editing, Online glossary developed by the UNECE Data Editing Group, 2000
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