Diabetes as a tracer condition in international benchmarking of health systems.

@article{Nolte2006DiabetesAA,
  title={Diabetes as a tracer condition in international benchmarking of health systems.},
  author={Ellen Nolte and Chris Bain and Martin McKee},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={1007-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the performance of health systems using diabetes as a tracer condition. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS We generated a measure of "case-fatality" among young people with diabetes using the mortality-to-incidence ratio (M/I ratio) for 29 industrialized countries using published data on diabetes incidence and mortality. Standardized incidence rates for ages 0-14 years were extracted from the World Health Organization DiaMond study for the period 1990-1994; data on death from… CONTINUE READING
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