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Comparison of the information provided by electronic health records data and a population health survey to estimate prevalence of selected health conditions and multimorbidity.

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BACKGROUND: Health surveys (HS) are a well-established methodology for measuring the health status of a population. The relative merit of using information based on HS versus electronic health records (EHR) to measure multimorbidity has not been established. Our study had two objectives: 1) to measure and compare the prevalence and distribution of multimorbidity in HS and EHR data, and 2) to test specific hypotheses about potential differences between HS and EHR reporting of diseases with a s...

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10.1186/1471-2458-13-251

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Journal:
BMC public health
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
251
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2458
ISSN:
1471-2458
URN:
uuid:1c9d44f8-917b-40d0-8eb4-9123c020bc38
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401969
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pubs:401969

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