Ascertainment of chronic diseases using population health data: a comparison of health administrative data and patient self-report

@inproceedings{Muggah2013AscertainmentOC,
  title={Ascertainment of chronic diseases using population health data: a comparison of health administrative data and patient self-report},
  author={Elizabeth Muggah and Erin Graves and C. Bennett and Douglas G Manuel},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Health administrative data is increasingly being used for chronic disease surveillance. This study explored agreement between administrative and survey data for ascertainment of seven key chronic diseases, using individually linked data from a large population of individuals in Ontario, Canada. METHODS All adults who completed any one of three cycles of the Canadian Community Health Survey (2001, 2003 or 2005) and agreed to have their responses linked to provincial health… CONTINUE READING