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Descriptor English: Indicators (Statistics)
Descriptor Spanish: Indicadores (Estadística)
Descriptor indicadores (estadística)
Entry term(s) indicador (estadística)
indicador (índice)
indicadores (índices)
Scope note: Índices que sintetizan situaciones importantes de las cuales interesa conocer su evolución en el tiempo. Se construyen a partir de la información disponible para responder a preguntas determinadas, formuladas en un contexto específico. Son el producto de una selección y elaboración dentro de las posibilidades de los conjuntos de datos que ofrecen los sistemas públicos u otros. Además permiten el análisis de resultados, esperables o deseables, en una variable, establecer comparaciones justas y rigurosas entre grupos y sectores de la población, entre zonas geográficas, etc., identificar problemas y disparidades sociales y estudiar tendencias, es decir, seguir los cambios experimentados a lo largo del tiempo. (Traducción libre del original: http://www.plazanueva.org/new/glosario_resultado.php?q=I)
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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