Sensitivity and Stratification Analysis on the Accuracy of the Cause of Deaths Diagnosis in Shanghai
Keywords:Vital Statistics, Cause of Death, Shanghai, Confounding
This study was to examine the accuracy of the Cause of Deaths (CoD) for the hospital doctors in Shanghai, China. Medical Record (MR) doctors were trained first and then the MR doctor diagnosis was treated as the gold standard. Then we used this gold standard to compare the performance of the hospital doctors. The initial result showed that the tertiary hospital doctors have a lower rate of concordance. After further stratification, the result showed that the concordance rate was confounded by the complication of the diseases.
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