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Table 5 Number of pairs matched using the EpiLink algorithm (1995)

From: Investigating increased admissions to neonatal intensive care in England between 1995 and 2006: data linkage study using Hospital Episode Statistics

Cut off weight N pairs N EPICure % EPICure N HES % HES
0.35 45349 662 99.10 38163 7.84
0.40 9329 612 91.62 8533 1.75
0.45 1670 421 63.02 1541 0.32
0.50 492 279 41.77 461 0.09
0.55 213 193 28.89 209 0.04
0.60 157 147 22.01 153 0.03
0.65 117 111 16.62 114 0.02
0.70 78 74 11.08 78 0.02
0.75 51 51 7.63 51 0.01
0.80 20 20 2.99 20 0.00
0.85 8 8 1.20 8 0.00
0.90 0 0 0.00 0 0.00
0.95 0 0 0.00 0 0.00
1.00 0 0 0.00 0 0.00
  1. Table of the number of pairs matched in 1995 from each data set for differing cutoffs in the value of the weight calculated by the EpiLink (Contiero) method of data linkage