An application of the two-source capture-recapture method to estimate the completeness of the Tuscany Cancer Registry, Italy.

@article{Crocetti2001AnAO,
  title={An application of the two-source capture-recapture method to estimate the completeness of the Tuscany Cancer Registry, Italy.},
  author={Emanuele Crocetti and Guido Miccinesi and Eugenio Paci and Marco Zappa},
  journal={European journal of cancer prevention : the official journal of the European Cancer Prevention Organisation},
  year={2001},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={417-23}
}
The purpose of this study was to apply a two-way capture-recapture method to estimate the Tuscany Cancer Registry completeness, taking into account the presence of dependence between sources. Cases incident during 1995-1996 were flagged according to three sources of information: clinical notes, pathological reports and death certificates. For each group of cases notified by one source the dependence between the other two has been quantified and the completeness has been estimated by a two-way… CONTINUE READING

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