Definition: Edit failure rate

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The rate (percent of all items recorded) at which edit rules are violated. Edit rules may include tests for validity based on the contents of other data fields or a specified range or other permitted content within the data field.
Source:
United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, “IT Standard 16.0.0: Survey Design and Statistical Methodology Metadata”, draft (never officially published), August 1998
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