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Title: Unit Record Versus Aggregate Data: Perspectives on Postsecondary Education Data Collection, Retention, and Release
Description: This paper examines two approaches to the collection of postsecondary education data: unit record and aggregate. Practical issues which should be addressed when choosing one or the other approach for a given research or administrative application are described in detail and examples of approaches in current use are provided.
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Cover Date: April 1998
Web Release: April 21, 1998
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Publication #: NCES 98280
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Type of Product: Brochure
Survey/Program Areas: National Postsecondary Education Cooperative (NPEC)
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