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Validation of administrative data sources for endoscopy utilization in colorectal cancer diagnosis

Xue Li1, Robert Hilsden2, Shakhawat Hossain34, John Fleming1 and Marcy Winget13*

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1 Division of Community Oncology, Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2 Department of Community Health Sciences and Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

3 Department of Public Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Alberta, 1500 Sun Life Place, 10123 99 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 3H1, Canada

4 Present address: Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada

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BMC Health Services Research 2012, 12:358  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-358

Published: 13 October 2012

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