Estimating the prevalence of atrial fibrillation in a general population using validated electronic health data

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BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the general population and to validate an administrative diagnosis register, ie, the National Patient Register (NPR), and an electrocardiography (ECG) database in estimating disease prevalence. METHODS The study was conducted in a well defined region in… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CLEP.S53420

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