Accuracy of Veterans Affairs Databases for Diagnoses of Chronic Diseases

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INTRODUCTION Epidemiologic studies usually use database diagnoses or patient self-report to identify disease cohorts, but no previous research has examined the extent to which self-report of chronic disease agrees with database diagnoses in a Veterans Affairs (VA) health care setting. METHODS All veterans who had a medical care visit from October 1, 1996… (More)

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@inproceedings{Singh2009AccuracyOV, title={Accuracy of Veterans Affairs Databases for Diagnoses of Chronic Diseases}, author={J. John Arul Singh}, booktitle={Preventing chronic disease}, year={2009} }