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Table 1 Data sources

From: Magnitude of discordance between registry data and death certificate when evaluating leading causes of death in dialysis patients

  Canadian organ replacement register (CORR) Institut de la statistique du Québec(ISQ) Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec(RAMQ)
Type Dialysis registry Provincial vital statistics Medical claims and hospital discharge summaries database
Population included All chronic dialysis patients in Canada All residents in Québec (general population) All residents in Québec (general population)
Filling of cause of death field Registered nurse responsible for the unit, helped with treating physician Treating physician N/A
Cause of death coding scheme Internal coding scheme (code entered directly on the reporting form) ICD-10 by trained archivists centrally N/A
  1. Abbreviations: ICD-10, International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.