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Linkage of maternity hospital episode statistics birth records to birth registration and notification records for births in England 2005-2006: quality assurance of linkage

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Objectives: The objectives of this study were to describe the methods used to assess the quality of linkage between records of babies’ birth registration and hospital birth records, and to evaluate the potential bias that may be introduced because of these methods.

Design/Setting: Data from the civil registration and the notification of births previously linked by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) had been further linked to birth records fr...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2020-037885

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Nuffield Department of Population Health
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NPEU
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BMJ Publishing Group
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
10
Article number:
e037885
Publication date:
2020-10-26
Acceptance date:
2020-08-24
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2044-6055
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English
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1135180
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pubs:1135180
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2020-09-28

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