Validity of self-reported hospital admission in a prospective study.

  title={Validity of self-reported hospital admission in a prospective study.},
  author={Alan E. Norrish and Diana North and Paul M. Kirkman and Rodney M. Jackson},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  volume={140 10},
This study examines the validity of self-reported hospital admission data obtained by telephone interview from a sample of 563 participants in a follow-up study in Auckland, New Zealand. The personal recall of hospital admissions over a 4-year period between 1988 and 1991 was compared with a national computerized record of all hospital admissions. Only two admissions were recalled by participants but not recorded on the hospital record. However, the study found significant underreporting of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
20 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…