Sources of coding discrepancies in injury morbidity data: implications for injury surveillance.

@article{McKenzie2010SourcesOC,
  title={Sources of coding discrepancies in injury morbidity data: implications for injury surveillance.},
  author={Kirsten McKenzie and Roderick J. McClure},
  journal={International journal of injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          53-60
        }
}
The aim of this study is to examine the sources of coding discrepancy for injury morbidity data and explore the implications of these sources for injury surveillance. An on-site medical record review and recoding study was conducted for 4373 injury-related hospital admissions across Australia. Codes from the original dataset were compared with the recoded data to explore the reliability of coded data and sources of discrepancy. The most common reason for differences in coding overall was… CONTINUE READING
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