Statistical Qualifiers

This is a look up file for statistical qualifiers used across all datasets to define blank data cells, such suppressed or missing values. This reference file has been created in accordance with the guidelines of the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Additional Qualifiers have been added to suit the purpose of data across this open data website.

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Additional Info

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Author Open Data Team
Version 1.0
Last Updated October 21, 2021, 09:57 (BST)
Created February 6, 2018, 11:37 (GMT)
Contact Address Public Health Scotland, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh EH12 9EB
Subject Reference files
Frequency Ad hoc
Time frame of data and timeliness There is no delay between creation and release of qualifiers.
Coverage All datasets on:
Completeness This file contains all qualifiers that may be used across the NHS Open Data Portal. Qualifiers have been added to the list suggested by the Office for National Statistics where necessary.
Accuracy 100%
Concepts and definitions Qualifiers are used to annotate data tables in a consistent way
Disclosure This data is not disclosive.
Revision statement These data are not subject to planned major revisions.
Official statistics designation Non Official Statistics
Relevance and key uses of the statistics Used as a lookup file for qualifiers.
Format CSV
Language English

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