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Table 1 Healthcare utilization measures for model-based dynamic classification approach

From: A population‐based study to develop juvenile arthritis case definitions for administrative health data using model‐based dynamic classification

Measure Type Data Source Definition
Any JA-related healthcare contact Binary Medical Claims
DAD
At least one JA-related diagnosis code (ICD-9-CM codes: 696, 713, 714, 716, 720; ICD-10-CA codes: M05-M09, M45)
Number of general practitioner visits Count Medical Claims Total number of ambulatory visits to a general practitioner
Number of specialist visits Count Medical Claims Total number of ambulatory visits to a specialist physician
Hospitalization Binary DAD At least one hospitalization (excluding newborn hospitalization)
  1. Note: JA juvenile arthritis; DAD Discharge Abstract Database; ICD International Classification of Diseases