Attributes in Sampling Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 43.102 (Title 7, Agriculture; Subtitle B, Regulations of The Department of Agriculture; Chapter I , Agricultural Marketing Service H1 (Standards, Inspections, Marketing Practices), Department of Agriculture; Subchapter A, Commodity Standards and Standard Container Regulations; Part 43, Standards for Sampling Plans; Definitions), attributes refers to “the measurement of a given factor noting and recording the presence or absence of some characteristic (attribute) in each of the units in the group under consideration.”