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Development of algorithms for identifying fatal cardiovascular disease in Medicare claims

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Background Cause of death is often not available in administrative claims data. Objective To develop claims-based algorithms to identify deaths due to fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD; i.e., fatal coronary heart disease [CHD] or stroke), CHD, and stroke. Methods Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study data were linked with Medicare claims to develop the algorithms. Events adjudicated by REGARDS study investigators were used as... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/pds.4421

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Name:
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Grant:
R01-HS-8517
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Name:
National Institutes of Health
Grant:
K24HL111154-K24
R01HL080477
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University of Alabama at Birmingham
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Journal:
Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
7
Pages:
740-750
Publication date:
2018-03-14
Acceptance date:
2018-02-13
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EISSN:
1099-1557
ISSN:
1053-8569
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pubs:824926
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uuid:62d7c0f2-c629-4507-9855-3a7c86d38a08
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pubs:824926
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2018-02-16

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