Skip to main content

Table 1 Selection criteria for linked and unlinked Victorian Admitted Episodes Dataset

From: Linked versus unlinked hospital discharge data on hip fractures for estimating incidence and comorbidity profiles

  Reference standard Base case S1 S2 S3 S4
Inclusion criteria       
Principal diagnosis hip fracture*
Admission source coded as “private residence/accommodation”
Exclusion criteria       
Readmission within 30 days of discharge
Readmission within 120 days of discharge   
Discharge status denoting in-hospital death      
Hip revision procedures only    
Non-acute care type    
Non-emergency admission    
  1. S1 – Scenario 1. S2 – Scenario 2. S3 – Scenario 3. S4 – Scenario 4.
  2. * S72.0–S72.2 in International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Revision, Australian Modification.