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From: Positive predictive value of a case definition for diabetes mellitus using automated administrative health data in children and youth exposed to antipsychotic drugs or control medications: a Tennessee Medicaid study

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Sample for validation of automated database case definition for diabetes mellitus. *Preliminary version of the cohort. Counties (State of Tennessee) included: Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Lewis, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson. Counties (State of Tennessee) included: Cannon, Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Hickman, Lewis, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Trousdale, Williamson, Wilson. There were 18 cases not adjudicated: 11--medical care provider identified, but patient record not located (most commonly for older records); 2--medical care provider not identified in Medicaid files; 2--medical care provider identified, but unable to visit (no longer practicing or relocated); 3--provider refusal. §There were 83 cases not adjudicated: 45--medical care provider identified, but patient record not located (most commonly for older records); 20--medical care provider not identified in Medicaid files; 11--medical care provider identified, but unable to visit (no longer practicing or relocated); 4--provider refusal 3--patient records identified but lacked sufficient information for case adjudication.

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