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Definition 

Object

Group

Definition

Explanatory Text

Synonyms

Variable

Concepts

The use of a Concept as a characteristic of a Population intended to be measured

The Variable combines the meaning of a Concept with a Unit Type, to define the characteristic that is to be measured.

Here are 3 examples -
1. Sex of person
2. Number of employees
3. Value of endowment

 


Attributes

Name

Description

Cardinality

Value Type

Name

A human-readable identifier for the object 

0..1

Text

Description

A human-readable description of the object 

0..1

Text