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A practical approach for incorporating dependence among fields in probabilistic record linkage

Joanne K Daggy1*, Huiping Xu1, Siu L Hui1, Roland E Gamache2 and Shaun J Grannis2

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1 Department of Biostatistics, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

2 Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA

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BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2013, 13:97  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-13-97

Published: 30 August 2013

Additional files

Additional file 1:

MCHD Loglinear Models.sas. SAS program that uses the loglinear approach described in this paper to fit the MCHD dataset. Requires SAS® software available from SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA.

Format: SAS Size: 17KB Download file

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Additional file 2:

corr macro.sas. SAS macro to compute the correlation residual. Requires SAS® software available from SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA.

Format: SAS Size: 2KB Download file

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Additional file 3:

MCHD data.csv. MCHD data supplied in standard csv format.

Format: CSV Size: 3KB Download file

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