data element


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data element

1. A basic unit of information built on standard structures having a unique meaning and distinct units or values.
2. In electronic recordkeeping, a combination of characters or bytes referring to one separate item of information, such as name, address, or age.
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We used a 5-point Likert scale checklist, which allows the respondents to express to what extent they agree or disagree with a particular data element. Data elements with agreement levels of under 50% were excluded, and those with agreement levels of over 75% were accepted as required data elements.
Clerical errors were strongly correlated (R2 = .78) with increasing number of required data elements in the synoptic report, and cases with 10 or fewer required data elements had a significantly lower rate of clerical error than those with 20 or more required data elements (P < .001, 2-tailed Fisher exact test).
where [X.sub.j] denotes the original value of the j th data element in [G.sub.i], [X.sub.j] [member of] Z, [X.sub.j] [member of] [0, [2.sup.S] - 1], 1 [less than or equal to] j [less than or equal to] N, and [D.sub.j] is the original difference between the j th data element and the j-1 th data element in [G.sub.i].
Scrolling down the instance document on the "XML Source" pane, approximately three-quarters of the way down the list, will reveal a data element named "ns8:NetIncomeLoss" with a <value> of "14013000000" (for year ended Sept.
The Army used business process re-engineering activities to identify existing data elements not originally considered as hierarchies (when, in fact, they were).
The National Vaccine Advisory Committee (NVAC) has published goals for IIS, including required and optional core data elements for which IIS should collect information (4,5).
Further, imagine changing one core data element and how that change permeates through most every vendor firm (there are thousands) in the industry.
In cases where the name of the Data Element was ambiguous, the parent object was examined to determine where it should be included.
Data for 12 MDAPs, four from each service, were obtained from the authoritative source for each data element in real time.
The MARC data element sets are organized into five formats for different types of data: 1) The MARC 21 Format for Authority Data is a carrier for authorized forms of names and subjects to be used as access points in MARC records.
In this way MSU staff can ensure that the qualitative and/or quantitative evaluation methodology, including any necessary data elements in the case management system, are in place to evaluate the key performance indicators when the project is implemented.

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