Comorbidity study of ADHD: Applying association rule mining (ARM) to National Health Insurance Database of Taiwan

@article{Tai2009ComorbiditySO,
  title={Comorbidity study of ADHD: Applying association rule mining (ARM) to National Health Insurance Database of Taiwan},
  author={Yueh-Ming Tai and Hung-Wen Chiu},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2009},
  volume={78 12},
  pages={e75-83}
}
OBJECTIVE This paper intends to apply association rule mining (ARM) to explore the labyrinthian network of ADHD comorbidity, and to examine the practicality of ARM in comorbidity studies using clinic databases. METHODS From clinic records of enrollees of Taiwan National Health Insurance (NHI), 18,321 youngsters aged 18 or less with diagnosis of ADHD in 2001 were recruited as case group in this study. And all their clinic diagnoses made from 2000 to 2002, as comorbidity, were categorized… CONTINUE READING