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Also known as: ‘numResidentialUnits’
Definition: The estimated total number of residential living units in the building of origin, whether or not all of the units became involved in the fire.
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NFIRS 5.0 relational edit validation rules are provided to ensure NFIRS data is consistent and correct for the fire/reporting concepts that are being modeled. Relational edits determine relationships between multiple fields / elements. These are the rules for ‘Number Of Residential Units’.
|Relational Edit Rule 40||relational edit rule 40.|
A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.
|Element Type||Numeric - Integer numbers (no decimal points). If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. All integer values are assumed to be positive. Any fields which allow a negative integer value have been denoted with ‘+ or –’ in the comment field. Negative numbers should be transmitted with the minus sign preceding the digits.|
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