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Contrary to direct identification of a from its formal s, uses combined information elements to identify specific units. The s which are combined are called “Indirect identifiers”. Examples of “Indirect identifiers” are place of birth, race, religion, weight, activities, employment information, medical information, education information, and financial information.
The integration of different s adds indirect s to a dataset and increases the risk of of s. This can violate privacy regulations for .
Methods of statistical disclosure control can help to prevent the risk of .
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