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Aggregate offshore record 2013/14

Aggregate offshore record 2013/14


This section is an introduction and overview of the C13052 Aggregate offshore record.

  • Introduction - Background information relating to the collection

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Data specification

This section contains information about the record specification.

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Data model - Describes the entities included in the record and the relationship between them
  • Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
  • File structure - Describes the physical structure of the record
  • C13052.xsd - Schema for the structure of the XML file
  • C13052DataTypes.xsd - Schema for the data types used in the XML file
  • C13052CodeLists.xsd - Schema for the valid codes for use in the XML file
  • Derived field specifications - Contains the list and specifications of the derived fields applied by HESA. Derived fields are by HESA to create populations and groupings for analysis

Further guidance

This section contains the supporting documentation and additional information to assist in understanding and compiling the return.

  • Nil returns - Guidance for providers with no offshore provision to report

Downloadable files

This section contains the associated downloadable files to assist in the data collection process.

Submission process and quality assurance

This section contains information relating to the data submission process together with tools to assist in data quality assurance.

  • Data collection schedule - An overview of the collection schedule from data capture to publication
  • Validation overview - A document describing validation checks and the various stages when checks are made
  • COMMIT-stage rules - Lists the exception stage validation checks undertaken during a full or test commit
  • Download validation kit - Contains downloadable validation kit and related help pages. The validation kit allows insert-stage validation to be run locally
  • Check documentation - A spreadsheet template that can be downloaded from the data collection system, populated with data to be checked at COMMIT-stage
  • Check documentation guide - A guide to using the check documentation to help with interpreting check documentation
  • Check documentation definitions and notes - A list of notes and definitions for the fields used in the check documentation

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