The Australian National Death Index: an assessment of accuracy.

  title={The Australian National Death Index: an assessment of accuracy.},
  author={Chris Kelman},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of public health},
  volume={24 2},
  • Chris Kelman
  • Published 2000 in
    Australian and New Zealand journal of public…
OBJECTIVE The Australian National Death Index (NDI) provides a comprehensive and accessible source of mortality information for epidemiological research. Use of the index requires a probabilistic matching process that inevitably results in some inaccuracy. In this paper, accuracy is assessed. METHODS Results of a matching process against the NDI performed by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare in Canberra were compared with information provided by the Medical Device Outcomes study… CONTINUE READING

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