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Accuracy of identifying incident stroke cases from linked health care data in UK Biobank

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Objective In UK Biobank (UKB), a large population-based prospective study, cases of many diseases are ascertained through linkage to routinely collected, coded national health datasets. We assessed the accuracy of these for identifying incident strokes.
Methods In a regional UKB subpopulation (n = 17,249), we identified all participants with ≥1 code signifying a first stroke after recruitment (incident stroke-coded cases) in linked hospital admission, pr... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1212/wnl.0000000000009924

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Publisher:
American Academy of Neurology
Journal:
Neurology More from this journal
Volume:
95
Issue:
6
Pages:
e697-e707
Publication date:
2020-07-02
Acceptance date:
2020-01-27
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Pmid:
32616677

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