Estimation of disease incidence in claims data dependent on the length of follow-up: a methodological approach.

@article{Abbas2012EstimationOD,
  title={Estimation of disease incidence in claims data dependent on the length of follow-up: a methodological approach.},
  author={Sascha Abbas and Peter Ihle and I. K{\"o}ster and Ingrid Schubert},
  journal={Health services research},
  year={2012},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          746-55
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To analyze the impact of the length of disease-free intervals on incidence estimation. DATA SOURCE Statutory health insurance sample in Germany. STUDY DESIGN Overestimation of the incidence in the first quarter of 2008 for three selected diseases, diabetes mellitus, colorectal cancer, and heart failure, depending on different lengths of preceding disease-free intervals. DATA COLLECTION/EXTRACTION METHODS Continuously insured from 2000 until 2008 ≥ 18 years (N = 144,907… CONTINUE READING
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