Evaluation of record linkage of two large administrative databases in a middle income country: stillbirths and notifications of dengue during pregnancy in Brazil

Abstract Background Due to the increasing availability of individual-level information across different electronic datasets, record linkage has become an efficient and important research tool. High quality linkage is essential for producing robust results. The objective of this study was to describe...

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Main Authors: Enny S Paixão, Katie Harron, Kleydson Andrade, Maria Glória Teixeira, Rosemeire L. Fiaccone, Maria da Conceição N. Costa, Laura C. Rodrigues
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2017-07-01
Series:BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s12911-017-0506-5