The internal validation of weight and weight change coding using weight measurement data within the UK primary care Electronic Health Record
Purpose To use recorded weight values to internally validate weight status and weight change coding in the primary care Electronic Health Record (EHR). Patients and methods We included adult patients with weight-related Read codes recorded in the UK’s Clinical Practice Research Datalink EHR between 2000 and 2017. Weight status codes were compared to weight values recorded on the same day and positive predictive values (PPVs) were calculated for commonly used... Expand abstract
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Doctoral Research Fellowship (DRF-2015-08-18
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