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Accuracy of Probabilistic Linkage Using the Enhanced Matching System for Public Health and Epidemiological Studies

Aldridge, RW; Shaji, K; Hayward, AC; Abubakar, I; (2015) Accuracy of Probabilistic Linkage Using the Enhanced Matching System for Public Health and Epidemiological Studies. PLoS One , 10 (8) , Article e0136179. 10.1371/journal.pone.0136179. Green open access

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Abstract

The Enhanced Matching System (EMS) is a probabilistic record linkage program developed by the tuberculosis section at Public Health England to match data for individuals across two datasets. This paper outlines how EMS works and investigates its accuracy for linkage across public health datasets.

Type: Article
Title: Accuracy of Probabilistic Linkage Using the Enhanced Matching System for Public Health and Epidemiological Studies
Location: United States
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136179
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0136179
Language: English
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute for Global Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Epidemiology and Health > Epidemiology and Public Health
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Population Health Sciences > Institute of Health Informatics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/1472744
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