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Descriptor English: Indicators (Statistics)
Descriptor Spanish: Indicadores (Estadística)
Descriptor Portuguese: Indicadores (Estatística)
Descriptor French: Indicateurs (Statistiques)
Entry term(s): Indicator (Index)
Indicator (Statistics)
Indicators (Indexes)
Tree number(s): SH1.030.050
Scope note: Indexes that summarize important situations whose progress over time is of interest. They are constructed from information available to address specific questions formulated in a specific context. They are the product of a selection and development within the possibilities of data sets provided by public systems and others. They also allow the analysis of expected or desirable results of a variant, the establishment of fair and rigorous comparisons between population groups and sectors, geographical areas, the identification of problems and social disparities and the study of trends, ie following their changes over time. (Free translation from the original: http://www.plazanueva.org/new/glosario_resultado.php?q=I)
DeCS ID: 50086
Unique ID: DDCS050086
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Indicators (Statistics) - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061345
Scope note Indexes that summarize important situations whose progress over time is of interest. They are constructed from information available to address specific questions formulated in a specific context. They are the product of a selection and development within the possibilities of data sets provided by public systems and others. They also allow the analysis of expected or desirable results of a variant, the establishment of fair and rigorous comparisons between population groups and sectors, geographical areas, the identification of problems and social disparities and the study of trends, ie following their changes over time. (Free translation from the original: http://www.plazanueva.org/new/glosario_resultado.php?q=I)
Preferred term Indicators (Statistics)
Entry term(s) Indicator (Index)
Indicator (Statistics)
Indicators (Indexes)



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