PedNSS Edit Criteria

Cross-check Errors

Edit Criteria: Inconsistencies in the data between 2 or more specific fields on more than > 5% of records. The field numbers, names, and edit criteria include:
Field Numbers and Names Criteria
05/Source of Data
07/Date of Visit
09 Date of Birth
Source of Data = 1 (WIC) and age of child is > 60 months.
07/Date of Visit
09/Date of Birth
25/Weight—English,
26/Weight—Metric, and Age,
21/Birthweight—English
22/Birthweight—Metric
Birthweight, weight, and age of the child are compared.
Child's age is 1 month to < 6 months, and birthweight is greater than weight. Child's age is 1 day to < 1 month and weight is < 80% of birthweight.1
31/Currently Breastfed
32/Ever Breastfed
Records missing Currently Breastfed and Ever Breastfed are not excluded from analysis.  Currently Breastfed = 1 (yes), and Ever Breastfed is not coded blank (not applicable).  Currently Breastfed is blank or 9 and Ever Breastfed is not blank or 9.2
31/Currently Breastfed
33/Length of Time Breastfed
Currently Breastfed is not = 2 (no) and Length of Time Breastfed = 00-98.2
31/Currently Breastfed
35/Introduction to Supplementary Feeding
Introduction to Supplementary Feeding = 77 (Child not fed anything other than breastmilk) and Currently Breastfed is not = 1 (yes)
32/ Ever Breastfed
33/Length of Time Breastfed 
Ever Breastfed is not = 1 (yes) and Length of Time Breastfed = 00-98.2
1Cross-check error analysis for these fields is calculated only on records for children <6 months of age.
2Cross-check error analysis for these fields is calculated only on records for children <24 months of age.