Some issues to consider when assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports
McKenzie, Kirsten, Walker, Sue M., & Casey, Ron (2004) Some issues to consider when assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 28(1), p. 87.
We recently read with interest the article in the August issue of the Journal titled Cause of death in patients with end-stage renal disease: assessing concordance of death certificates with registry reports’. While we agree that it is a valuable exercise to examine the concordance of data recorded on death certificates with data recorded in data registries, we have concerns about the approach used and conclusions drawn from the findings.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) makes full PDFs of Journal articles available six months after publication. For more information see the journal's website (link above)|
|Keywords:||Cause of death, end, stage renal disease, concordance, death certificates, registry reports’|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2004 Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA)|
|Deposited On:||27 May 2005|
|Last Modified:||10 Apr 2013 00:05|
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