Person

D. Rosman

Report

Comparing name-based and event-based strategies for data linkage: a study linking hospital and residential aged care data for Western Australia

In a feasibility study carried out in 2001 and 2002, the Institute developed a strategy for linking the hospital morbidity and residential aged care databases using date of birth, sex, region of usual residence and event dates. Doubts concerning the efficacy of the linkage strategy...