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TableĀ 2 Patient geocode and enumeration area attribute associations in patient medical records

From: Use of attribute association error probability estimates to evaluate quality of medical record geocodes

Attribute association description

Core attributes from chronic disease record

Questions relevant to probability of error in attribute association

Association

Patient: geocode

Patient identifying fields, date of diagnosis, address, postal code, postal locality and geocode

What is the probability that the wrong set of coordinates (and by extension, residence) was chosen during geocoding for the patient?

4

Patient: enumeration area (EA) feature

Patient identifying fields, date of diagnosis, address, postal code, postal locality, geocode, county, sub county enumeration area

What is the probability that the wrong enumeration area was assigned to the patient?

5