Accuracy of administrative coding for type 2 diabetes in children, adolescents, and young adults.

@article{Rhodes2007AccuracyOA,
  title={Accuracy of administrative coding for type 2 diabetes in children, adolescents, and young adults.},
  author={Erinn T. Rhodes and Lori M B Laffel and Tessa V Gonzalez and David S. Ludwig},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={141-3}
}
Administrative data are used with increasing frequency in research. However, validity of such data, including International Classification of Diseases, 9th revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) codes (1), varies across diseases and settings (2–12). The ICD9-CM coding for diabetes in youth may be especially susceptible to errors. While most diagnoses of diabetes in American youth are type 1 diabetes (13), incidence of type 2 diabetes is increasing (14). Rising prevalence of pediatric… CONTINUE READING
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