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Modeling the need for hip and knee replacement surgery. Part 2. Incorporating census data to provide small-area predictions for need with uncertainty bounds.

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OBJECTIVE: To develop methods to produce small-area estimates of need for hip and knee replacement surgery to inform local health service planning. METHODS: Multilevel Poisson regression modeling was used to estimate rates of need for hip/knee replacement by age, sex, deprivation, rurality, and ethnic mix using a nationally representative population-based survey (the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing, n = 11,392 people age > or =50 years). Estimates of need from the regression model wer...

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Publisher copy:
10.1002/art.24732

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Welton, NJ More by this author
Ben-Shlomo, Y More by this author
Journal:
Arthritis and rheumatism
Volume:
61
Issue:
12
Pages:
1667-1673
Publication date:
2009-12-05
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EISSN:
1529-0131
ISSN:
0004-3591
URN:
uuid:f3570ce8-c23e-487b-9e04-921906385ce6
Source identifiers:
229697
Local pid:
pubs:229697

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