PedNSS Edit Criteria

Biologically Implausible Values (BIVs)

Edit Criteria: Fields with values that fall outside of the range considered biologically plausible on more than 3% of records. The field numbers, names and edit criteria include:
Field
Numbers
Field Names Criteria
21 Birthweight—English < 00 pounds), 08 (ounces) or > 13 (pounds), 03 (ounces)1
22 Birthweight—Metric < 250 (grams) or > 6000 (grams)1
23/24 Height—English/
Height—Metric  
2000 CDC Growth Charts:
Height-for-age zscore < -5.0 or zscore > 3.02
25/26 Weight—English/
Weight—Metric 
2000 CDC Growth Charts:
Weight-for-age zscore <-5.0 or >5.02
23/24
25/26
Height—English/Height—Metric
Weight—English/Weight—Metric   
2000 CDC Growth Charts:
Weight for length (children aged < 2 years)/BMI-for-age
(children aged > 2 years) zscore < -4.0 or zscore > 5.02
28 Hemoglobin  < 8.0 (g/dL) or > 17 (g/dL)3
29 Hematocrit   < 24 (%)  or  > 51 (%)3
1BIVs for this field are calculated only on records for children <12 months of age.
2The proportion of BIVs related to height and weight fields are presented only in the Annual PedNSS Summary of Record Volume and Data Quality report.
3BIVs for this field are calculated only on records for children 6 months of age and older.