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.

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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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ID Code: 608
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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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 00:00
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 00:05

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