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Table 4 Number of VAED matches to MCCS participants with confirmed CVD event

From: Validation of de-identified record linkage to ascertain hospital admissions in a cohort study

  Linkage using Medicare details (V1)
Number of true CVD events (medical record review) 101
Number of admissions identified by VAED using NEWID 98
Number of CVD events correctly identified by VAED using NEWID 94
Sensitivity 94/101 = 93%
Number of incorrect matches in VAED 4
Non-matched rate 4/101 = 4%