Capture-recapture, epidemiology, and list mismatches: several lists.

Abstract

In applying capture-recapture methods for closed populations to epidemiology, e.g., in the estimation of the size of a diabetes population, one comes up against the problem of list errors due to mistyping or misinformation. This problem has been studied for just two lists by Seber, Huakau, and Simmons (2000, Biometrics 56, 1227 1232) using the concept of… (More)

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