LinkSolv 8.3 Help Pages and User Guide

Review Std Tab

Review Std Tab
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Where am I?

1. Where am I?
 
Review Standard -- Guidelines
 
Reality Checks. Spend enough time reviewing standard data to confirm that all fields are as expected and suitable for linkage. Base your estimates of Probability of Error on all available information so they are as accurate as possible.
 
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Standard Field List

2. Standard Field List
 
View Button. Click on any view command button to examine the full Frequency Table for a standard field of interest.
 
Field Name. Check the list of fields to confirm that all fields of interest were imported (UniqueID is not listed because no statistics are calculated for this field).
 
Info. This is the information content in bits for each data field. Confirm that values are realistic.
 
Modal Value. This is the most common reported data value. Confirm that values are realistic.
 
Frequency. This is the number of records with the modal value. Confirm that the values are realistic.
 
Pr Mode. This is the fraction of cases (Pr stands for Probability) with the modal value. Confirm that the values are realistic.
 
Pr Miss. This is the fraction of cases with missing values.
 
Pr Err. This is the fraction of cases with incorrect values. Edit the values to reflect your detailed knowledge about the data and click on Apply PrError to apply your changes.
 
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Import PrError button

3. Import PrError button
 
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Apply PrError button

4. Apply PrError button
 
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Field List Scroll

5. Field List Scroll
Use this control to scroll through the standard field list.
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