troubleshooting Question

Form validation - Javascript

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My script works part of the time and I don't know why, is there a better way I should be doing this.

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">

	function validateForm()
var x=document.forms["form1"]["ssn"].value
var y=document.forms["form1"]["NO_ssn"].value
if (x=="" && y=="")
alert("You must type in the last four digits of your Social Security or click the 'No Social Security Number' check box.");
  return false;

<form  action="somewhere" method="POST" name="form1" id="form1" onsubmit="return validateForm();" >

<input  name="NO_ssn" type="checkbox" id="NO_ssn" value="N/A" />
<input name="ssn" type="text" id="ssn" value="" size="4" maxlength="4" />


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