PedNSS Edit Criteria

Missing Data

Edit Criteria: Fields with missing data on more than 10% records. The field numbers and names that are edited include:

Field
Numbers
Field Names
03 Clinic/School
04 Zip Code 1
05 Source of Data
06 Record Type
11 Race/Ethnicity 2,3  or
12 WIC Race/Ethnicity 2
13 Contributor-Specific Race/Ethnicity1 
14 Household Size
15 Monthly Household Income
16 Migrant Status1
17 WIC1                     
18 Food Stamps1
19 Medicaid 1
20 TANF1
21 Birthweight—English 2,4   or
22 Birthweight—Metric 2,4   
23 Height—English  or
24 Height—Metric 2   
25 Weight—English  or
26 Weight—Metric 2   
27 Date of Height/Weight Measure
28 Hemoglobin 2,5  or
29 Hematocrit  2,5
29 Date of Hemoglobin/Hematocrit Measure 5
31 Currently Breastfed  6
32 Ever Breastfed  6,7
33 Length of Time Breastfed  6,8
34 Date of Most Recent Breastfeeding Response  6
35 Introduction to Supplementary Feeding  1,6,9
36 TV Viewing 1,10
37 Household Smoking1
1Supplemental field; missing data cited on Periodic PedNSS Record Volume and Data Quality report only if >10% but <100% records are missing data.
2Only one of the tandem fields must be reported; missing data are assessed on both fields in concert.
3This field is considered missing if at least one of the six positions does not contain a '1'.
4Missing data for this field is calculated only on records of children <12 months of age.
5Missing data for this field is assessed only on records of children aged 6 months and older and are only presented in the Annual PedNSS Record Volume and Data Quality report.
6Missing data for this field is calculated only on records of children <24 months of age.
7Missing data analysis for this field excludes records where field 31/Currently Breastfed = 1 (yes).
8Missing data analysis for this field excludes records where 1) field 31/Currently Breastfed = 1 (yes), and 2) field 31/Currently Breastfed = 2 (no) and field 32/Ever Breastfed = 2(no).
9Missing data for this field is calculated only on records for children that were ever breastfed.
10Missing data for this field is calculated only on records of children > 24 months of age.