Validity of hospital discharge diagnosis codes for stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.

@article{Jones2014ValidityOH,
  title={Validity of hospital discharge diagnosis codes for stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study.},
  author={Sydney A. Jones and Rebecca F. Gottesman and Eyal Shahar and Lisa Miller Wruck and Wayne D. Rosamond},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2014},
  volume={45 11},
  pages={3219-25}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Characterizing International Classification of Disease 9th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM) code validity is essential given widespread use of hospital discharge databases in research. Using the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study, we estimated the accuracy of ICD-9-CM stroke codes. METHODS Hospitalizations with ICD-9-CM codes 430 to 438 or stroke keywords in the discharge summary were abstracted for ARIC cohort members (1987-2010). A computer… CONTINUE READING

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