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Objective: To examine the potential for using multiple list sources and capture‐recapture methods for estimating the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes. Method: A model‐averaging procedure using an adjusted Akaike's Information Criterion (QAICc) was used to combine capture‐recapture estimates from...
Objective: To evaluate the cost‐effectiveness of strategies designed to prevent falls among older people. Methods: A decision analytic Markov model of interventions designed to prevent falls was developed. Incremental cost‐effectiveness ratios (ICERs) using quality adjusted life year (QALYs) as...
Objective: Accurate information on spread‐of‐disease at diagnosis would increase the usefulness of hospital‐activity data for cancer research. This study evaluates the accuracy of codes recorded in hospital‐activity data to assign spread‐of‐disease at diagnosis for non‐small cell lung cancer...
Objective: To investigate the relationship between risk of Ross River virus (RRV) infection and proximity to mosquito‐breeding habitat surrounding a tidal wetland ecosystem in south‐west Australia. Methods: Geographic information systems (GIS) were used to spatially map cases of RRV disease in...
Background: Most research is affected by differential participation, where individuals who do not participate have different characteristics to those who do. This is often assumed to induce selection bias. However, selection bias only occurs if the exposure‐outcome association differs for...
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