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for the puposes of data protection legislation, data is information which is being processed by means of equipment operating automatically in response to instructions given for that purpose, is recorded with the intention that it should be processed by means of such equipment, or is recorded as part of a relevant filing system or with the intention that it should form part of a relevant filing system. It need not be held on a computer.
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pneumoniae infection, socioeconomic status, and atherosclerotic CVD are further investigated, epidemiologists continue to discuss which data adjustments are most appropriate (16-19).
The second part of our exercise involved the imposition of a number of data adjustments aimed at improving the overall coherence of the accounts over 1987Q3-1989Q2 and recasting a forecast originally published in this Review in November 1989.

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