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Validity of COPD diagnoses reported through nationwide health insurance systems in the People’s Republic of China

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COPD is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide, with particularly high rates in the People’s Republic of China, even among never smokers. Large population-based cohort studies should allow for reliable assessment of the determinants of diseases, which is dependent on the quality of disease diagnoses. We assessed the validity of COPD diagnoses collected through electronic health records in the People’s Republic of China.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.2147/COPD.S100736

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Publisher:
Dove Medical Press Publisher's website
Journal:
The International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
419—430
Publication date:
2016-03-05
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ISSN:
1176-9106
URN:
uuid:7adaae54-ee6d-4169-8e95-520a23f09244
Source identifiers:
609861
Local pid:
pubs:609861

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