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Colddeck Imputation
Related Terms: Hotdeck Imputation; Substitution;

An imputation approach in which a constant value from an external source is substituted for all missing values in a dataset.

Further Reading
Little, R. and D.B. Rubin. 2002. Statistical Analysis with Missing Data, Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Statistics Canada. Imputation 2006. Available at http://www.statcan.ca/english/edu/power/ch3/imputation/imputation.htm.